Friday May 15, 2015
It was only a matter of time before ultra anti-gay activists started to blame the sexual orientation of the engineer of the fatal Amtrak crash in Philadelphia for the tragic incident. The engineer was recently identified as a gay equality activist.
Pink Star News identifiesBrandon Bostian as openly gay and reports that some anti-gay activists are blaming his alleged sexuality for the crash, which left at least eight people dead and more than 200 injured.
Though Bostian’s lawyers said he cannot remember the crash due to serious head trauma, some members of anti-gay groups are citing his sexuality as “proof” of mental illness.
“Gays have a higher rate of mental illness than do straights. You decide if engineer’s homosexuality is worth noting. I report it,” conservative blogger Charles C. Johnson wrote. “It is reasonable to ask if this night shift #amtrak188 train driver was on meth or had history with it, given gay proclivities to it.”
Like clockwork, the members of the “God Hates Fags” group, the Westboro Baptist Church, took to social media to blast Bostian.
“Reckless’ Amtrak driver who killed seven people after driving train at 106mph in a 50mph zone is a fag? Figures,” the group tweeted.
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