NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 31
A far right-wing pastor’s blog post blames Hurricane Isaac’s arrival in New Orleans on the city’s massive Southern Decadence party; his suggestion that Isaac is God’s judgement has been picked up by others.
The Lord Acts in Mysterious Ways: Anti-Gay Preachers Arrested While Southern Decadence Bathes in Sunshine
SPECIAL EVENTS | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 5
Thanks to a new New Orleans law, nine preachers were arrested during the city’s massive Southern Decadence for holding anti-gay demonstrations. Meanwhile, despite the rantings of online preachers, the sun shone all weekend on the revelers.
SPECIAL EVENTS | By Janet McConnaughey | Sep 17
Two weeks ago, a small group of street preachers were arrested during a gay pride festival, perhaps the first people to be booked under a nearly year-old ordinance against aggressive solicitation on Bourbon Street.