19 Kids and Counting star Jessa Duggar recently incurred the Internet's wrath for comparing the Holocaust to abortion during a trip to Washington, D.C.
But is it really as simple as that? A closer reading of her thoughts suggests not.
The controversy arose after Jessa visited the Holocaust Museum and wrote on her Instagram about the unspeakable genocide that occurred during World War II.
In the young Duggar's mind, and everyone else's, this atrocity took place because people abused power, victimizing those whose lives they viewed as lesser.
She wasn't making a political statement in her mind, but a moral one.
Jessa, who is engaged to Ben Seewald, went on to express heartache the for innocents who lost their lives because others deemed them unworthy of it.
Yes, she went on to mention abortion as part of her post, and her apparent belief in creationism is another story, but read the full context of it below: