This is exactly what is happening in the United States and this is why we need to pray hard to our Great God so they can turn back to Jesus. God is always there waiting for us. He is faithful in spite of our unfaithfulness.
The sad truth of the matter Lily is that we live in a society that begs for mercy when it actuality it deserves judgment. Luke 1:50 says that "mercy is for those who fear him." Our society does not fear God.