Dozens accuse late Las Vegas infertility doctor Quincy Fortier of using his sperm to impregnate patients in HBO’s ‘Baby God’

There was just one problem: Babst didn’t have any cousins, aunts or uncles. Her suspicions grew deeper when she also found matches for numerous half-siblings. Babst had been conceived after her mother, Cathy Holm, was artificially inseminated at a Las Vegas fertility clinic — supposedly with her husband’s sperm.

“I knew something was up,” Babst, 54, said in an interview with The Washington Post. “That was really hard for me.”

One name kept popping up from her mother’s past: Quincy Fortier, the widely respected obstetrician who had helped her mother become pregnant.

In fact, without Holm’s knowledge or consent, Fortier allegedly used his own sperm to conceive Babst, according to a new documentary premiering this week. And there were dozens of others just like her.

Babst is one of at least 26 people who have accused Fortier of being their biological father, many with mothers who say the fertility doctor secretly inseminated them with his sperm while being treated at a women’s hospital in Las Vegas. The story of the once-acclaimed fertility doctor and his newly-discovered offspring is retold in “Baby God,” premiering Wednesday night on HBO.

It’s a tale that rocked Sin City and raised serious questions surrounding the ethics of artificial insemination. Fortier, who died in 2006 at 94, was never charged with any crimes, did not admit to any wrongdoing and never lost his license while delivering thousands of babies. Named as the Doctor of the Year by the state, Fortier was later sued by at least two patients for fraudulently using his own sperm to artificially inseminate them. Both cases were settled out of court and those accusers have reportedly been prohibited from speaking about their cases after signing confidential agreements.

It was only after his death that the doctor acknowledged in his will that he was the biological father to the four children of the two patients who had sued him, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. And in court documents filed in 2007 in connection to his estate, the newspaper reported, Fortier added a footnote that suggested more biological children could come forward.

The film about his case came about thanks to Hannah Olson, who saw firsthand how commercial DNA tests had unraveled the world of genealogy while working as a producer on “Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates,” a show that had celebrities discovering surprises in their ancestral histories.

“It was this phenomena,” said Olson, the film’s director. “I wanted to show how unfinished this act could be and how it goes on forever.”

Born on Sept. 16, 1912, in Auburn, Mass., Fortier first became interested in infertility at the age of 11 after one of the family’s cows, Faith, was unable to get pregnant a second time.

“They were my first patients,” Fortier said of the cows to the Las Vegas Sun in an interview in 1991.

The former Air Force physician started his private practice in 1945 and would open up the first women’s hospital in Las Vegas in the

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Affidavits Alleging Voter Fraud Accuse Poll Workers of Wearing Black Lives Matter Clothing

The 234 pages of affidavits released by the Trump campaign—which they say show evidence of voter fraud—include complaints that Democrat counting volunteers wore Black Lives Matter clothing and were “verbally aggressive” and one claim that it was “odd” members of the military voted for Joe Biden, it has been reported.

Ronna McDaniel, chair of the Republican National Committee, and Kayleigh McEnany, the White House press secretary, have said they have 500 sworn affidavits alleging 11,000 incidents of various types of voter fraud.

The affidavits from GOP poll watchers in Detroit, Michigan—a state won by President-elect Biden—are purported to provide evidence of irregularities in the vote-counting process. Donald Trump and his team have yet to accept the results of the election.

Brad Heath, a Reuters reporter in Washington, D.C., said he had examined the 234 pages, a majority of which contained “pretty standard election stuff” already pushed by the Trump campaign, including how poll watchers couldn’t get as close to the counters as they wished or couldn’t re-enter the room when they left.

Heath also noted that among the affidavits was a GOP poll watcher describing how “EVERY single one” of the independent lawyers observing the elections appeared to follow far-left ideology.

One poll watcher complained that some workers were wearing Black Lives Matter face masks and wrote that “another man of intimidating size with a BLM shirt on” was closely following challengers despite social distancing rules.

Others noted that poll workers would “cheer, jeer and clap” when GOP poll challengers were escorted out of the TCF Center in Detroit, the affidavits state.

One poll watcher also said he found it suspicious that about 80 percent of military votes were going to Biden.

“I had always been told that military personal tended to be more conservative, so this stuck out to me as the day went on,” the affidavit adds.

Heath tweeted: “Many of these boil down to not being able to observe as closely as they wanted, not having questions answered. A bunch are people saying they saw something, but didn’t know exactly what was happening or why. Some are relatively detailed; most are not.

“But they’re not alleging fraud. A few allege things that made them suspicious, but they offer very little detail.”

Newsweek has been unable to verify the contents of the affidavits. Trump’s campaign team has been contacted for comment.

During an appearance on Fox News’ Sean Hannity show on Tuesday, McEnany presented a wad of papers believed to be the affidavits, which

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