When the news came out that Josh Duggar had molested his sisters, their entire lives changed. The show "19 Kids and Counting" was canceled, but they were later brought back in the show "Counting On." Now the girls are filing a lawsuit against the police officials who released this information and also In Touch magazine who posted it. They didn't think that this information would ever be released.

Information on this lawsuit

It turns out that according to TMZ four of Josh's sisters are now suing the city and police officials, as well as In Touch magazine, for releasing these reports about Josh Duggar.

The report reveals that the girls talked to police about this situation back in 2006. At this time, the girls were all minors, and they were told that the documents would not be released. That didn't end up being the case. Instead, everything came out and changed their entire lives.

So how did In Touch get the documents? Well, they filed a Freedom of Information Act request in 2015 to obtain the police files. The girls say that this isn't okay tough and in their lawsuit, they are saying that under Arkansas laws, they shouldn't have been able to release these documents since they had to do with a minor. This didn't stop In Touch from sharing them, though.

What is their reason for filing a lawsuit?

The Duggar girls have a reason for this lawsuit, and it isn't money either.

They shared in a statement that it is because they want to protect all children who are victims of abuse. If they can win this lawsuit, then it might make a few people think twice about doing this to someone else. The girls have made it clear that they don't feel like this story should have ever come out. Their show "19 Kids and Counting" was canceled and Josh Duggar went off to sex rehab for a while.

Now, Josh is back home again with his wife Anna and four children. They actually have another baby on the way. They seem to have worked through their issues and been able to fix their marriage.

Are you shocked to hear that the Duggar girls are filing a lawsuit after all this time? Do you think they should win? Sound off in the comments section below on your thoughts, and don't miss new episodes of "Counting On" when they start airing on June 12 on TLC.

This show is all about the older children and so far Josh Duggar hasn't been seen on the show at all, but rumors are he could end up returning at some point. It will be interesting to see if the fans would embrace his return or not.

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