God Is Angry at Iceland for Gay Marriage - The Reykjavik Grapevine

God Is Angry at Iceland for Gay Marriage

Published May 21, 2010

Earthquakes, the illness of former Prime Minister Geir H. Haarde and fish disease are all signs that God is angry at Iceland for its liberal policies with regards to the rights of homosexuals, says a self-described theologian in comments he made to the Parliamentary General Committee.
The committee is currently reviewing a bill submitted by the Ministry of Justice to establish one law regarding marriage for everyone – effectively eliminating the current distinction made between “marriage” and “civil unions”, as the national church of Iceland refuses to marry gay people.
Eyjan points out that of the many groups and people who submitted their thoughts on the proposed law was Finnbogi Ástvaldsson. He contends that God is angry at Iceland for its liberal policies regarding the rights of homosexuals, pointing to such indications as earthquakes, the illnesses that struck Geir H. Haarde and Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir, and a sickness that has recently spread through fish stocks.
Whenever a bill is submitted to a parliamentary committee, the different people sitting on that committee will ask different special interest groups or individuals to submits their comments, critiques and suggestions about the bill.

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