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GO OUT AND MULTIPLY....8/3/23

Quiverfull is a Christian movement that decries birth control and encourages women to have as many children as possible with the goal of eventually taking over the world with its conservative ideology.

The name comes from Psalm 127 in the Bible that says, "Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are sons born in one's youth. Blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them.”


Dr. Donald Cline, a deeply religious man who operated a fertility clinic in Indiana from 1979 until 2009, is thought to be one of the cult’s adherents.


During that time he inseminated hundreds of women who were having trouble bearing children, using donor sperm or the husband’s sperm…....or so the women thought.

Instead, Cline surreptitiously used his own sperm which eventually resulted in him fathering 94 children and counting. A sign on his clinic's wall which referenced Jeremiah 1:5, "Before I formed you in your mother's womb, I knew you", also appears on the Quiverfull website.

Many of these children still live in the immediate area where the doctor practiced and have had to be careful about not dating or falling in love their half-brother or sister.

Since there was no law in place preventing this type of fraud, Cline escaped prison time and was only fined and put on probation for lying to officials about his misdeeds.



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