4 Reasons Conservatives Should Join Liberals in Opposing the Duggars

In case you missed it, here’s a critique of the Duggars from a veteran of the homeschooling movement.

Homeschoolers Anonymous

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar. CC image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar. CC image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

By R.L. Stollar, HA Community Coordinator

Michelle Duggar is the matriarch of the popular conservative Christian homeschooling family featured on The Learning Channel’s 19 Kids and Counting. Several months ago, she made a robocall to citizens of Fayetteville, Arkansas urging them to vote against a bill that would grant transgender women access to public accommodations for cisgender women (such as restrooms and changing areas). Duggar insinuated that “men,” particularly “males with past child predator convictions,” would use this bill’s passage to perpetuate child sexual abuse.

In August, HARO board member Shaney Lee pointed out the hypocrisy in Michelle Duggar’s supposed concern for child abuse victims:

“To put it bluntly, Michelle Duggar is a hypocrite. She supposedly cares about keeping women and children safe from sexual predators, yet her family continues to be associated with a known sexual predator: Bill Gothard. The Duggars have long been huge…

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