This is a key sign of the last times, described by Jesus Himself to his disciples ("followers," "scholars"). This is taking place worldwide, as there is a greater and greater departure from Biblical ethics which were at one point the mainstream ethos of society and culture within the USA.
Not so anymore. Recently Elton John, that "fabulous" musician praised Pope Francis for his recent comments regarding homosexuality, "Who am I to judge?" But what the Pope did was legitimize godless behavior that in God's word is condemned as an abomination of Yhwh's created order.
As scripture says, "Those who forsake the law praise the wicked, But those who keep the law strive with them." Prov. 28:4
The Apostle Paul tells us that such people, involved in this abominable behavior, die because of the "penalty within themselves" (AIDS of Biblical times?)
"men with men committing [s]indecent acts and receiving in [t]their own persons the due penalty of their error." Rom. 1:27