Alex Jones is trying to get the Sandy Hook parents’ defamation lawsuit against him thrown out

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  • Alex Jones’s lawyers were due to ask a Texas court on Wednesday to dismiss a lawsuit against him and his InfoWars website filed by parents of two children killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre who accused him of slander.
  • Jones used his media platform to call the mass shooting at an elementary school that killed 26 people a hoax and suggested a political cover-up took place by left-wing forces seeking to push gun control.
  • “Sandy Hook is a synthetic, completely fake, with actors, in my view, manufactured,” he said in a January 2015 broadcast.
  • Although his theory is false, people who believe Jones have for years harassed and taunted families of the victims, court papers showed and the families have said.

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Lawyers for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones were due to ask a Texas court on Wednesday to dismiss a lawsuit against him and his InfoWars website filed by parents of two children killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre who accused him of slander, according to court papers.

Jones, who lives in Travis County, Texas, has used his media platform to call the mass shooting at an elementary school that killed 26 people a hoax and suggested a political cover-up took place by left-wing forces seeking to take advantage of the shooting to support their causes, such as gun control.

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