TX Anti-Abortion Leader Gets 5 Years In Child Sex Sting

The Houston Chronicle reports:

Former Texas Right to Life Political Director Luke Bowen was sentenced to five years in prison after admitting he tried to meet up with who he believed was a 13-year-old girl for sex.

Bowen, 34, of Montgomery, pleaded guilty to online solicitation of a minor, signing a judicial confession before his sentencing on Tuesday, according to information from the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office.

First Assistant Mike Holley said Bowen acknowledged he was communicating with a 13-year-old and asked for explicit images from her and sent photos of his erect penis. Bowen then asked if the girl wanted to β€œhook up.”

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My August 2022 report on his arrest is here.