The parents of a 2012 mass shooting victim can sue Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for defamation, a Texas judge has ruled. Mr Jones sought to dismiss the suit brought by the parents of a boy killed in the Sandy Hook school massacre. Leonard Pozner and Veronique De La Rosa allege they were […]
A Texas judge denied the motion by the conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to dismiss a defamation lawsuit brought against him and his Infowars operation by the parents of a Sandy Hook shooting victim, in a ruling released on Thursday. Read the full article on The New York Times.
When radio host Alex Jones published a video in 2017 titled “Sandy Hook Vampires Exposed,” the parents of a little boy killed in the Sandy Hook shooting bought security alarms for their homes, fearful that they would once again be harassed by Jones’ legion of followers convinced the shooting never happened. Read the full article […]
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Lawyers for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones asked a Texas court on Wednesday to dismiss a defamation lawsuit against him and his InfoWars website, filed by parents of two children killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre. Read the full article on Reuters.
AUSTIN, Tex. — In the more than five years since a mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has used his Infowars media operation to spread false theories that the massacre was a hoax staged by the government in an effort to tighten restrictions over firearms. Read the full article […]
In April, the ever-ascending media empire that is Alex Jones’s Infowars was served with its most serious threat. Several lawsuits—including one by the parents of a child killed during the Sandy Hook school massacre in Connecticut, and one by a man inaccurately identified by Infowars as the suspect in the Parkland shooting earlier this year—were […]
FAMILIES OF SIX MORE Sandy Hook victims filed a defamation suit last month against Alex Jones, the nation’s premier conspiracy peddler, with millions of followers on his far-right InfoWars website. That’s because Jones has repeatedly said the 2012 Newtown massacre that killed 20 first-graders and six educators was staged. And his followers have repeatedly attacked […]
Radio host Alex Jones is getting hit with a flurry of lawsuits over his conspiracy theories, including two defamation suits this week from parents of children killed at Sandy Hook elementary school in 2012. But he claims he’s the real victim. “You’re allowed to question things in America, that’s not defamation,” Jones said Wednesday on […]
The parents of two children killed at Sandy Hook elementary school in 2012 sued Alex Jones, the host of InfoWars, who had derided the shooting as fake and possibly staged by the government. Leonard Pozner and Veronique De La Rosa, parents of Noah Pozner, filed a defamation lawsuit Tuesday against Jones, InfoWars LLC and Free […]
On Monday, Houston attorney Mark D. Bankston filed the suits in Travis County District Court in Austin, Texas, where Jones is based. Jones hosts an eponymous radio show and owns Infowars.com, a website that has trafficked in conspiracy theories on various topics including Sandy Hook. Bankston is representing Neil Heslin, whose 7-year-old son, Jesse Lewis, […]