Michelle Duggar Attacks Transgender Community, Fights Against Anti-Discrimination Law

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Michelle Duggar has never been shy about expressing her conservative political beliefs, but her recent opposition to an Arkansas law might surprise even her most far-right fans.

The TLC reality star recorded a robocall message for the citizens of Fayetteville, Ark., encouraging them to vote against an anti-discrimination law.

The legislation is designed to outlaw prejudice against transgender individuals with regard to employment, housing, and use of public facilities.

Michelle Duggar Smiling Photo

Duggar not only wants to keep current segregation policies in place, she reveals in her call that she refuses to recognize transgender people by their proper gender.

In fact, she informs callers that the new law would allow "men - yes I said men to use women's and girls' restrooms, locker rooms, [and] showers."

You can read the full text of Duggar's message below:

"Hello, this is Michelle Duggar. I’m calling to inform you of some shocking news that would affect the safety of Northwest Arkansas women and children. The Fayetteville City Council is voting on an ordinance this Tuesday night that would allow men – yes, I said men – to use women's and girls' restrooms, locker rooms, showers, sleeping areas and other areas that are designated for females only."

"I don’t believe the citizens of Fayetteville would want males with past child predator convictions that claim they are female to have a legal right to enter private areas that are reserved for women and girls. I doubt that Fayetteville parents would stand for a law that would endanger their daughters or allow them to be traumatized by a man joining them in their private space."

"We should never place the preference of an adult over the safety and innocence of a child. Parents, who do you want undressing next to your daughter at the public swimming pool’s private changing area?"

Alderman Matthew Petty - who put forth the proposal - issued a statement pointing out that the law in no way "provides predators with access to women's restrooms."

Its objective, he says, is to protect the rights and safety of transgender people.

Because he says, they "are far more likely to be the victims of harassment and violence if forced to use a bathroom that is inconsistent with their gender identity."

Michelle and her husband Jim Bob Duggar, the parents of 19 children as TLC fans are well aware, entered the political realm several times in the past.

The Duggars campaigned for Rick Santorum during the 2012 GOP primaries, and called the arch-conservative Pennsylvania senator "a man of God," and the only "sane" choice to lead.

Recently, the Duggars were linked to the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court decision, as a disgraced minister they had previously supported was funded largely by the controversial craft store chain.

Michelle Duggar has yet to respond to the media attention generated by her robocall recording, but we don't expect her to stand down anytime soon.

B bennington

Whether or not we agree with it, she has a right to her own opinion. The woman has 18 children so what more would you expect out of her? Her next project is to re-write the Bible.

@ B. Bennington

I laughed so much my sides hurt.... The revised version of the bible by El creepy JB and Saint Michelle ........ Followed by how to fornicate like to demonic raccoons


There is no arguing with willful ignorance.


The shame of all of this is the ones that call themselves tolerant, but yet are not. When a Christ follower wants to comment, they are ridiculed and called horrible names. Were the Christ follower to do that to each of you on here attacking the ones that may not believe as you do, they would be labeled, tried and executed. Where is the tolerance in that? We have gone so far to the other side, that no one is allowed to disagree or express a difference of opinion or feeling about anything. What should you all be called for that? Christians out there, we need to come up with a label for ourselves, we are Believers, so I guess you are all now Believeophobic if you choose to be intolerant to our beliefs.


They misspelled a word in the caption "SO Many Duggars". I believe that should read "TOO Many Duggars"...

@ evian257 .

I am very bless to live in the UK we don't have the duggars in uk if come to the UK towns they said that about the transgender they would be laugh at then they will be put on the plane and send back to the usa

@ Ruth Brown

Hello where have you been? I totally agree with you . Hope your husband and mother in law are ok

@ Aussie cathie

I have been very busy with my husband and my mother in law still same I am bit fed up with the NATO

@ Ruth Brown

Hang in there. Stay strong you can do it


Narrow minded and most definitely ignorant and prejudice remarks.........


Duggarphobia: is how I will refer to transphobia from here on out....


Josh must be so proud........ Loser

David merchant

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When his son dies in the throes of @ autoerotic asphyxiation (AEA), dad (Robin Williams) makes it look like a suicide and proceeds to use it to launch his own writing career.
http://youtu.be/hpfufHZI0yQ http://romancatholicimperialis...

David merchant
@ Light_V_Dark

Add, I couldn't care less who or what you have sex with...If you are GAY, YOU'RE IN HELL, ALREADY. TRY, TO QUIET DOWN ABOUT YOUR ADDICTION...AND, YOU WILL GET ALONG BETTER IN SOCIETY...BUT, THAT'S NOT WHAT YOU WANT¿¿ Stupid Christians, some, are beyond redemption...you childish imbeciles...Folsom Street Fair-Sodom Francisco...EVERY YEAR...
Who writes this crap¿¿ Bobcat Goldthwait! WHO PAYS TEN BUCKS TO GO SEE IT¿?

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Such total ignorance from such a simple minded person. I have no problems using a co-ed bathroom and have done so many times even with my young son. No trauma. But then again, I had no problems going to the European co-ed health spas that forbade clothing. Millions manage just fine when both sexes to be in the same place NAKED and even relieving themselves. Let this anti-Christ and her family use a single seat-er public bathroom and wear their swimming costumes to the pools. Better, yet stay home. Things are far, far, far too frightening in the real world. There are millions of aliens, predators and zombies within a few miles of any place this woman and her family are going and are all trying to abuse then eat her children's brains.


Ignorant words from an ignorant person! This woman is a hypocritical joke.

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Michelle Duggar Quotes

And so be available, and not just available, but be joyfully available for him. Smile and be willing to say, 'Yes, sweetie I am here for you,' NO MATTER WHAT, even though you may be exhausted and big and pregnant and you may not feel like he feels. 'I'm still here for you and I'm going to meet that need because I know it's a need for you.' - Michelle

Anyone can fix him lunch, but only one person can meet that physical need of love that he has, and you always need to be available when he calls. - Michelle Duggar on saying yes (yes, and more yes) to sex