Parents of Sandy Hook Victims Sue Alex Jones for Defamation

The parents of two children killed in the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut have filed a lawsuit against Infowars’ Alex Jones for asserting over the past six years that the elementary school massacre was fake and that the parents were “crisis actors.”

HuffPost reported on Tuesday that father Neil Heslin and parents Leonard Pozner and Veronique De La Rosa have filed separate defamation suits against Jones in Texas, where he records Infowars, his conspiracy theorist-focused show. Each suit names Jones, Infowars and Free Speech Systems LLC as defendants, and both plaintiffs are seeking more than $1 million in damages, according to HuffPost.

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