#Ann Coulter fired up the internet when she suggested that #Hurricane Harvey was a result of Houston's election of a lesbian mayor in 2010. The 55-year-old social and political commentator was referring to #Annise Parker who has served the city for six years.

Christian commentator blames gay people for Hurricane Harvey

The former Houston mayor is considered one of the first openly gay mayoral candidates elected to serve a major U.S. city. During her fourth year in the position, Annise Parker tied the knot with her longtime partner, Kathy Hubbard, after more than two decades of living together.

On Monday, Ann Coulter blamed Annise Parker's election as the reason for the devastating hurricane that resulted to thousands of displaced people.

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The "In Trump We Trust" author implied that the Houston constituents were to blame for their suffering after electing a gay mayor in the past.

Her statement has sparked outrage among people from the internet. Most of them bombarded the political commentator with criticisms, while others called her out for her homophobic comments. "I don't believe Ann Coulter is a stack of bloated rat corpses held together with twine. But that is more credible than a human being," an internet user said.

Coulter's history of making homophobic comments

This is not the first time Ann Coulter came under fire for her anti-gay comments.

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In 2007, the right-wing commentator was criticized for using an anti-gay slur against then-presidential candidate John Edwards.

"I was going to have a few comments on the other Democratic presidential candidate, John Edwards, but it turns out that you have to go into rehab if you use the word "faggot," so I'm - so, kind of at an impasse, can't really talk about Edwards, so I think I'll just conclude here and take your questions," she said, according to a CNN report.

She was also slammed for her infamous "disown your son" tweet a few days after the LGBT community celebrated National Coming Out Day in 2015.

Ann Coulter once argued that her opposition to same-sex marriage was not an "anti-gay thing" and explained that it was "genuinely a pro-marriage position to oppose gay marriage." She is also not in favor of civil unions and marriage privatization.

The Christian commentator, however, opposed banning of same-sex sexual intercourse which she said is covered by the Fourth Amendment that prevents authorities from entering someone's home without a search warrant or court order.

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