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Tue Apr 17, 2018, 06:06 AM

Sandy Hook parents slap defamation suits on Alex Jones.

Alex Jones has spent years claiming the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School ― where a shooter killed 20 small children and six adults ― was faked. He has claimed the parents of these dead children are liars and “crisis actors.”

Now, those parents are coming after him.

In a pair of lawsuits filed late Monday, the parents of two children who died in the December 2012 shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, say Jones’ repeated lies and conspiratorial ravings have led to death threats. The suits join at least two other recent cases accusing the Infowars host of defamation.

Neil Heslin, the father of a six-year-old boy killed in the shooting, and Leonard Pozner and Veronique De La Rosa, who lost their own little boy, filed the suits in Austin, Texas, where Jones’ conspiracy-minded media outlet is based. Each suit is seeking more than $1 million in damages from Jones, Infowars and a related company, Free Speech Systems LLC. Infowars reporter Owen Shroyer is also named in one of the suits.

“Even after these folks had to experience this trauma, for the next five years they were tormented by Alex Jones with vicious lies about them,” Mark Bankston, the lawyer handling the cases for the parents, told HuffPost. “And these lies were meant to convince his audience that the Sandy Hook parents are frauds and have perpetrated a sinister lie on the American people.”

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/sandy-hook-parents-hit-alex-jones-with-defamation-lawsuits_us_5acf6a6de4b0ac383d74bfe1

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Reply Sandy Hook parents slap defamation suits on Alex Jones. (Original post)
edbermac Apr 17 OP
malaise Apr 17 #1
HopeAgain Apr 17 #2
Soxfan58 Apr 17 #3
Demsrule86 Apr 17 #4
Va Lefty Apr 17 #7
ThoughtCriminal Apr 17 #19
MariaCSR Apr 17 #5
Lucinda Apr 17 #6
SallyHemmings Apr 17 #8
ProfessorGAC Apr 17 #9
Javaman Apr 17 #16
democrank Apr 17 #10
Gothmog Apr 17 #11
genxlib Apr 17 #12
rurallib Apr 17 #13
Ilsa Apr 17 #14
JDC Apr 17 #15
47of74 Apr 17 #17
obamanut2012 Apr 17 #18

Response to edbermac (Original post)

Tue Apr 17, 2018, 06:08 AM

1. About time

Get thee to the greatest page

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Response to edbermac (Original post)

Tue Apr 17, 2018, 06:34 AM

2. Second Amendment zealots

who are unable to comprehend that with rights come responsibilities and limitations. Hopesfully this is the first step toward teaching them they can't use rediculous, hurtful lies to support ownership of rediculous weapons.

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Response to edbermac (Original post)

Tue Apr 17, 2018, 06:43 AM

3. Is it just me.

But are the reich wing walls starting to crumble. I hope they take this ass for everything he and his media group have. Start a go fund me page for legal fees I'll help. Lets turn infowars into info poor.

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Response to Soxfan58 (Reply #3)

Tue Apr 17, 2018, 06:45 AM

4. I agree...scumbags.

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Response to Soxfan58 (Reply #3)

Tue Apr 17, 2018, 07:18 AM

7. Exactly, I hope they take that lying charlatan to the cleaners

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Response to Va Lefty (Reply #7)

Tue Apr 17, 2018, 08:46 PM

19. Not enough money in the world

to compensate for what monsters like Alex Jones have inflicted on these families.

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Response to edbermac (Original post)

Tue Apr 17, 2018, 07:12 AM

5. That evil bastard needs to be stopped

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Response to edbermac (Original post)

Tue Apr 17, 2018, 07:16 AM

6. KNR

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Response to edbermac (Original post)

Tue Apr 17, 2018, 07:31 AM

8. Take his house.

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Response to SallyHemmings (Reply #8)

Tue Apr 17, 2018, 07:50 AM

9. Take His Silly Fake Network

Then start reporting facts.

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Response to ProfessorGAC (Reply #9)

Tue Apr 17, 2018, 09:07 AM

16. he actually spews from a public access channel. nt

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Response to edbermac (Original post)

Tue Apr 17, 2018, 08:14 AM

10. Hope this move by Sandy Hook parents takes Alex Jones down....for good.

His "crisis actors" BS is heinous.

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Response to edbermac (Original post)

Tue Apr 17, 2018, 08:16 AM

11. A person falsely accuused of being Parkland shooter is also suing Jones

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Response to edbermac (Original post)

Tue Apr 17, 2018, 08:32 AM

12. Way overdue

I hope it becomes class action for every single parent and family member affected by Newtown.

This is the very definition of "they have suffered enough already"

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Response to edbermac (Original post)

Tue Apr 17, 2018, 08:48 AM

13. We wish them the greatest success in their suits

May Mr. Jones be bankrupted.

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Response to edbermac (Original post)

Tue Apr 17, 2018, 08:48 AM

14. Isn't Mark Bankston the son of Susan Bankston of "Juanita Jean" website?

I'm glad they are suing. I hope they break Jones.

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Response to edbermac (Original post)

Tue Apr 17, 2018, 08:48 AM

15. Good. He deserves to be held accountable for his lie spewing.

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Response to edbermac (Original post)

Tue Apr 17, 2018, 10:03 AM

17. good. fornicate jones

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Response to edbermac (Original post)

Tue Apr 17, 2018, 10:05 AM

18. I have never understood why they haven't sued

Same for the Parkland kids. This is vile defamation.

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