Tombstones knocked over. Travel bans. Church police. Why does such hate continue against religion? Because religion promotes hate.
There is a distinct correlation between religious obsession with sexuality and social progress. Whoever controls our sexuality controls our lives. Who do you want that to be?
When I was younger, I considered any threat of true apocalypse to be far fetched. Now, not only is apocalypse possible, some people are wishing for it.