Sandy Hook parents sue Infowars host Alex Jones for defamation

5487.jpg?w=300&q=55&auto=format&usm=12&f

Jones has been at the front of a group of conspiracy theorists who contend that the shooting was a staged ‘false flag’ event intended to push gun control

Two of the families who lost children in the Sandy Hook mass shooting are suing radio host Alex Jones and his website Infowars for defamation after becoming the target of internet conspiracy theorists.

Jones has been at the front of a small but loud group of conspiracy theorists who believe that the shooting was a staged “false flag” event, intended to push US public opinion toward increased gun control. “Undoubtedly, there’s a cover-up, there’s actors, they’re manipulating, they’ve been caught lying, and they were pre-planning before it,” Jones said in a March 2014 broadcast.

Continue reading…