Candidate Who Blamed Gays for Disasters Wins Ill. Congressional Primary | Advocate.com

Political newcomer Atanus made news in January during an interview with the editorial board of the Daily Herald, another suburban paper, in which she said gay activism and legalized abortion are responsible for phenomena including tornadoes, dementia, and autism because they have aroused God’s wrath.

“God is angry,” she said. “We are provoking him with abortions and same-sex marriage and civil unions.” Party leaders quickly called on her to quit the race, but she refused.

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