Yet another Duggar has come under fire for the family’s controversial views about abortion.
Less than a month after daughter Jessa ignited a media storm by likening abortion to the holocaust, the family’s patriarch Jim Bob has created a similar controversy by claiming that birth control causes miscarriages, which he equates to abortion.
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While their anti-contraception views are well noted (and demonstrated by their large family), many fans don’t realize that Michelle was actually on birth control after the birth of their oldest, Josh, in 1988.
“Something we didn’t know is that the pill can allow women to get pregnant, but then it can be aborted,” the 49-year-old said during an interview at this year’s Value Voters Summit.
“That’s what happened with Michelle… She went on the pill after Josh and then got pregnant, and then the pill actually caused a miscarriage, and so that was really when we started examining this. We started looking at the fine print of the contraception, and it said this could happen, and then we talked to a Christian doctor, and he explained this to us.”