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Gays Blamed For Newtown, Other 2012 Tragedies

When Adam Lanza killed 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School last week, people were quick to point fingers at guns, the lack of mental health resources, violence in movies and video games -- and the gays.

Mike Huckabee suggested that children in a "natural family of a father and mother" would not grow up to be murderers and several other Christian conservative leaders and pastors, including Focus on the Family founder James Dobson, positioned the tragedy as God's revenge for a growing acceptance of gay rights.

Gays have been getting blamed for terrible events for years and in 2012 they were given exceptional powers -- causing extreme weather, death and destruction around the world. Here are some of the year's worst accusations:

Aurora Shooting, July 20

Disasters 'Caused' By Gays

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