In a blog post last week, one of President Trump’s evangelical advisers explored whether the coronavirus pandemic could be due to “God’s wrath” against America.“I do not believe America is experiencing the forsaking wrath of God, but yes, America is experiencing the consequential wrath of God,” Ralph Drollinger wrote last week. The post examines how God exhibited his wrath in the Bible over those who engaged in homosexuality or environmentalism and how those instances do or don’t compare with the coronavirus crisis.Drollinger is a prominent faith adviser within the Trump administration; he leads a weekly Bible study for Trump’s Cabinet members. Housing Secretary Ben Carson and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, who are covid-19 Task Force members, regularly attend the gathering, as does Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. In response to questions about his post, a spokesperson for Capitol Ministries told the Fix: “Drollinger does not believe the coronavirus is God’s judgment on homosexuals, environmentalists or any other group of people, and has never said that it is.” But gay rights groups are reading it that way. Alphonso David, president of the Human Rights Campaign, one of America’s largest gay rights groups, suggested that Drollinger’s words are dangerous,


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