The Duggar Family has said some wild and crazy stuff over the years ... long before the Josh Duggar molestation scandal astonishingly broke.
The family's words and practices are understandably being viewed in a different light amid the shocking developments that have come to light.
Still, the Duggars have espoused some unorthodox views and courted controversy plenty of times prior to this. See the following examples ...
Punishable By Death
If a woman is raped, the rapist should be executed, Rape and incest represent heinous crimes and as such they should be treated as capital crimes. - Jim Bob Duggar, during his 2002 run for U.S. Senate ... and before his own son Josh Duggar became a notorious child molester
Be On Call for Sex
Your hubby comes home after a hard day's work, you get the baby to bed, and he is going to be looking forward to that time with you. Anyone can fix him lunch, but only one person can meet that physical need of love, and you always need to be available when he calls. - Michelle
The Bible is Not Neutral Re: Lifestyles
We still love everyone as Christ commands, we still have compassion, we still have those kinds of feelings, but we have our convictions. We have our beliefs. If you really love somebody, you’re going to tell the truth. The Bible’s not neutral about lifestyles. The Bible blesses and approves of some and not others. - Josh
A Holocaust in America
A couple of weeks after we went to the Holocaust Museum, it dawned on us that there is a holocaust taking place right here in America! More than 56 million lives have been destroyed in our country! That is over 4,000 babies being killed and 4,000 women being wounded each day. - Michelle
I Say It, You Obey It
The first time I say it, you obey it. In training the little guys, day in and day out, if I see the little ones not being kind to each other, I will take them aside and I will deal with them. - Michelle Duggar, who has also admitted practicing the controversial "Blanket Training" parenting method