Supreme Court Rejects Josh Duggar’s Appeal Of Child Porn Conviction

The Supreme Court today rejected Josh Duggar’s appeal of his 2021 conviction on two counts of receiving and possessing child pornography, according to multiple reports. The court did not comment on the decision.

Lower courts have upheld the conviction, which came after police in Little Rock, Arkansas found sexually abusive material related to children was being shared by a computer at a car dealership that Dugger, now 36, owned at the time.

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The father of seven was sentenced to twelve-and-a-half years in prison after the judge today dropped one of the charges before sentencing. Each count carried a maximum sentence of 20 years. Prosecutors argued Duggar had a “deep-seated, pervasive and violent sexual interest in children.”

After being released, the former 19 Kids and Counting star was given mandated supervision for 20 years. He will not be allowed to have unsupervised contact with any children, including his own.

Duggar was among the family members who appeared on TLC’s 19 Kids and Counting until the network pulled the show in 2015 after revelations he had molested four of his sisters and another girl.

A spin-off focused just on the kids called Counting On was canceled by TLC after Duggar’s arrest.

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