Bob Goodlatte was rated 100% by the Family Research Council.
The Family Research Council (FRC) champions marriage and family as the foundation of civilization, the seedbed of virtue, and the wellspring of society. FRC shapes public debate and formulate public policy that values human life and upholds the institutions of marriage and the family. Believing that God is the author of life, liberty, and the family, FRC promotes the Judeo-Christian worldview as the basis for a just, free, and stable society.
The special mention of marriage in this statement is an implied reference to the biblical ideal of marriage being between one man and one woman. This would put Mr. Goodlatte in opposition to gays, singles, and single parents, a pretty large segment of our current population. In addition, Mr. Goodlatte was rated 100% by The American Family Association which
"exists to motivate and equip citizens to change the culture to reflect Biblical truth."This Christian world view is emphasized above all others as the sole ethic for "life, liberty, and the family."
The value on human life is emphasized by the FRC only because of their antipathy to all forms of abortion. Mr Goodlatte's voting record reflects ambivalence to other human life issues. Mr. Goodlatte has supported a war that has taken thousands of American lives, and left thousands more in a health care system that is inadequate. Mr. Goodlatte has supported the destruction of a NATION. The war has had it's most devastating impact on the children of Iraq with the latest surveys showing over 70% of the CHILDREN suffering from mental or physical trauma. Mr. Goodlatte simply doesn't care about ALL human life. For example, his rating from the American Family Voices is 0%.
American Family Voices was founded in 2000 to be a strong voice for middle and low income families on economic, health care and consumer issues.
In addition, Mr. Goodlatte was rated at 0% by The Children's Defense Fund (CDF).
"The CDF provides a strong, effective voice for all the children of America who cannot vote, lobby, or speak for themselves. We pay particular attention to the needs of poor and minority children and those with disabilities. CDF educates the nation about the needs of children and encourages preventive investment before they get sick or into trouble, drop out of school, or suffer family breakdown."
Mr. Goodlatte advocates RELIGION not GOVERNMENT. He advocates CHRISTIAN RIGHTS not HUMAN RIGHTS. His theocratic views simply ARE NOT representative of all his constituents. His voting record indicates that he cares more about SAVING his constituents than HELPING them. His positions on human rights, the war, poverty, and education reflect only conservative Christian Values and not Human Values. Rights and privileges for Christians, persecution and discrimination for everyone else.