Noah Pozner's Parents Sue Alex Jones Over Sandy Hook 'Hoax' Claim

Right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was targeted in a pair of lawsuits filed Monday in Travis County Texas

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Now, the parents of two 6-year-old sons killed at the school are suing over defamation, with the two suits filed Monday saying the lies shoveled by Jones and Infowars (which the HuffPost notes is still running a story headlined "FBI Says No One Killed at Sandy Hook") have spurred death threats.

Leonard Pozner and Veronique De La Rosa, parents of Noah Pozner, filed a lawsuit against Jones, InfoWars and Free Speech Systems. "This heartless and vile act of defamation reignited the Sandy Hook "false flag" conspiracy and tore open the emotional wounds that plaintiff has tried so desperately to heal".

Jones, who runs the conspiracy theory website Infowars, has been skeptical about whether or not twenty children and six adults were actually murdered in an elementary school massacre that took place in Newton, Conn.

InfoWars falsely claimed that De La Rosa "was an actor in a faked interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper used to cover up the "truth" about Sandy Hook", one of the lawsuits states.

Jones has repeatedly questioned whether 20 children and six adults were gunned down in Newtown, Connecticut, on December 14, 2012, deriding the shooting as a "hoax" concocted to chip away at Second Amendment rights.

Both lawsuits are seeking more than $1 million in damages from Jones and his Internet news show Infowars.

This is not the first time Jones has come under fire for comments made on his show.

Jones has pushed similar views about the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, in which 17 people were killed, referring to the attack as a "false flag", or staged, operation.



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