Christian TV host: God struck down lawyer with coronavirus because he belonged to LGBT bar association

Rick Wiles, who’s perhaps most known for his anti-Semitic and homophobic views, took time on Friday to once again blame LGBTQ people for the coronavirus pandemic. This time he spoke out after the virus claimed the life of a 57-year-old attorney, who was a member of the LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York.

Wiles, a prominent End Times broadcaster and conspiracy theorist whose TruNews Network regularly receives press credentials from the White House, claimed that the death of attorney Richard E. Weber is evidence that coronavirus was sent by God to herald an End Times plague, Right Wing Watch reports.

“He was a senior lawyer for the LGBT Bar Association of New York,” Wiles said during the broadcast. “The lawyers who sue churches, the lawyers who sue ministries … one of their senior lawyers for the gay rights movement died today of the coronavirus. There is a judgment, I’m telling you, a plague is underway. Get under the blood of Jesus Christ. Do not be in opposition to the Lord Jesus Christ and his church!”

“There is a plague underway,” he continued. “There is a death angel across the world, and your only safety is in Christ!”

Here’s what Wiles had to say in the video below.


Megan Hamilton

Megan Hamilton has traveled extensively throughout the Southern United States, Mexico, and parts of Central America. A lifelong atheist, these travels have informed her political views. She currently lives in a remote location with a large herd of cats and four dogs.