Michelle Duggar: Overpopulation Is a Lie
There can't be too many kids, says ' 19 Kids and Counting' mom
By Mary Papenfuss, Newser Staff
Posted Mar 29, 2012 12:30 AM CDT
Updated Mar 29, 2012 1:30 AM CDT
Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar hold their 19th baby, daughter Josie Brooklyn Duggar, last year.   (AP Photo/TLC, Scott Enlow)

(Newser) – What the world needs now is more children, declares 19 Kids and Counting mother Michelle Duggar. What about overpopulation? Not to worry, says the reality show mom. Despite the world supporting a record 7 billion people, the whole "mindset" of overpopulation is "not true; it's a lie," Duggar tells the Christian Broadcasting Network. "The idea of overpopulation is not accurate because, really, the entire population of the world, if they were stood shoulder to shoulder, could fit in the city limits of Jacksonville," says Duggar. "So if you realize that aspect of it, we realize we're not anywhere near being overpopulated," she explains.

"We've had other countries coming to our doorstep asking us to please let their people know that they need to have more children because their death rates are outnumbering their births rates and they're in crisis," Duggar adds, without specifying which countries she's talking about. Duggar, who recently had a family funeral for her miscarried fetus, said she agrees with Mother Teresa: "To say that there are too many kids is like saying there are too many flowers." The interview started with a question from a viewer asking if 19 children might be too many. "Oh wow," a shocked Duggar responded.

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Aussie cathie
Aug 23, 2014 2:22 PM CDT
Both her and El creepy JB need to be spayed! Sex for them would be like a string in a bucket..... Vomit bag please
Apr 4, 2012 11:44 AM CDT
Uh...she needs to close her legs more often...geez. Her uterus is going to fall out!
Mar 31, 2012 10:20 PM CDT
Her show needs to be cancelled 19 kids she has to be insane her old man is nuts to. going to keep having babys now that they are stil born. think its time for one of them to get fixed