This Forged information They have a price.Justice state joined Prominent broadcasters and conspiracy theory purveyors condemned Wednesday Alex Jones Nearly $1 billion paid to relatives of victims school shooting Sandy Hook, 20 children and 6 adults in 2012.
jury Connecticut Schedule Jones and his podcast information warfare They must pay $965 million to the families of the eight victims of that shooting and an FBI agent for publicly defaming them.
since information warfareAnnouncer spends years spreading theories about school shootings sand hookNewtown (ConnecticutUnited States), was a “farce” after several victims’ families sued him.
[El rey de las ‘fake news’ de EEUU se queda sin púlpito en la Red]
After starting to file complaints, the radio commentator changed his speech and went on to admit that the shooting was real.
Even so, the theory Jones spread led some of his followers to threaten and harass the victims’ parents, including little Jesse’s, who accused them of lying about their son’s death for political purposes.
15 sued Jones: 14 with university victims and William oldenburgagent FBI He is also the focus of his attack.
In August, Jones was already sentenced to pay nearly $50 million in fines to his parents. Jesse LewisThe killer was only 6 years old when he broke into the school and took the lives of himself and his classmates.
The announcer is awaiting a third trial, in which case the parents of Noah Pozner, another minor who died on December 14, 2012, sued.
[El locutor Alex Jones deberá pagar 45,2 millones por decir que el tiroteo de Sandy Hook fue un “farsa”]
last July, free speech system – A company associated with InfoWars – declared bankruptcy. In 2019, Facebook permanently banned its platform and Instagram, which it also owns, from using six opinion leaders linked to far-right positions, including Jones, because they believed they were “inciting violence.”
Sandy Hooks’ attacker was Adam Lanza, a 20-year-old psychopath who shot and killed his mother in his sleep, before showing up at the elementary school he attended as a child, fully armed, where he killed 20 children and 6 adults took their own lives.
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