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Josh Duggar, Veteran Antigay Activist, Sentenced on Child Porn Charges

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convicted by a jury in December of receiving and possessing child porn. Judge Timothy Brooks imposed the sentence Wednesday in U.S.

District Court in Fayetteville, Ark., the Associated Press reports.Prosecutors sought the maximum sentence of 20 years, saying in a court filing that Duggar has a “deep-seated, pervasive and violent sexual interest in children.” Duggar’s lawyers had asked for a five-year sentence.

He maintains that he is innocent and intends to appeal.Duggar’s family was featured on the TLC reality show 19 Kids and Counting.

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