Or, apparently, devout professional Christians.
The FRC seem to be shitting their pants over this mainly because the current update to VAWA would help those gross unnatural queer women, illegals who deserve whatever they get for being in this country in the first place, and Native women who haven't had the courtesy to die off and stop reminding us of our genocidal roots.
I mean, I'm trying to be hyperbolic here, but I kind of feel like it's not that far from the truth. Those are the things they cite in their opposition - that they can't approve of a bill which has provisions to help queer women (because that's "giving them special rights"), undocumented immigrants, etc. Their contempt is further measured by their claim that the Democrats added these oh-so-awful pieces to the bill purely in order to force Republicans to oppose it so the Dems can point to it as evidence that the GOP is anti-woman.
First of all, we didn't need additional evidence. Y'all trumpet your misogyny to the skies each and every damn day. You are to the point where people are trying to hold workshops to teach you fuckers to keep your goddamn mouths shut about women's issues because of the massive backlash every time you speak. WE KNOW you're anti-woman. It's never been up for debate.
But second of all, it's disgusting that the only reason they can apparently think of for specifically ensuring that underserved and more-vulnerable populations receive the help they need is for political maneuvering. Not because there are people who need help. Only because politics.
Projection complex, thy name is the GOP.
Oh, but it's not just that the bill specifically looks to help someone other than straight white American citizens. It's that, and the money:
You can help by contacting your Senators and urging them to vote against VAWA and end the real abuse of taxpayer dollars.Emphasis original.
So let me get this straight: women being repeatedly assaulted, physically, emotionally, and/or sexually: not really abuse, why are we wasting our time on this? The government spending money to help those women: ABUSE! SHUT IT DOWN RIGHT NOW STOP ABUSING MY WALLET WAHHHH
I feel like a fucking broken record here, but Republicans, JFC your priorities are terrible.