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InfoWars' Alex Jones should pay $45.2 million in punitive damages to 2 Sandy Hook parents, jury says — on top of an already awarded $4.1 million

Far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones must pay $45.2 million in punitive damages to two parents whose son was killed in the Sandy Hook massacre over the broadcaster's repeated bogus claims that the mass shooting was a "hoax," a Texas jury found on Friday.

Texas has a $750,000 cap on punitive damages, so it's unclear how much he'll have to pay.

Jurors in Jones' defamation damages trial in Austin, Texas, awarded the money to parents Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis after they awarded the pair $4.1 million in compensatory damages on Thursday.

Heslin and Lewis — the parents of 6-year-old Jesse Lewis, who was one of the 26 killed in the 2012 Newtown, Connecticut, rampage — sued Jones and his media company, Free Speech Systems, for defamation over his falsehoods about the mass shooting.

Jones was already found liable by default by the Texas court and a court in Connecticut for falsely claiming the massacre — the deadliest K-12 school shooting in US history — was a "giant hoax" staged by the government with "crisis actors."


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This, so called, trial was a joke. The judge on this should excuse herself from ever again sitting on the bench in an act of shame.
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I hope one day when Alex Jones is at a funeral of a family member or friend that a bunch people wearing tin foil hats just storm the place saying the goberment killed his family member or friend or that it was a false flag attack.

I also hope that if Trey Parker and Matt Stone do another Biggest Douche of the Universe episode of South Park it features Alex Jones.
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I hope one day when Alex Jones is at a funeral of a family member or friend that a bunch people wearing tin foil hats just storm the place saying the goberment killed his family member or friend or that it was a false flag attack.

I also hope that if Trey Parker and Matt Stone do another Biggest Douche of the Universe episode of South Park it features Alex Jones.
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First, Alex Jones is a top tier a$$hole...

But what I want to know is this...What did he do that was so different from the MULTITUDES of people that said 9/11 was an inside job and Bush was complicit?...Or that it was da Joos?...Or that Building 7 didn't fall on it's own and was demolished with dynamite so those inside were murdered by the US government instead of Bin Laden?...

If Alex Jones is guilty of whacked-out conspiracies and can be found civilly responsible, why are courts NOT filled with the THOUSANDS of Alex Jones-types every day (especially in the media)?...What makes him so "different" than everyone else?...
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First, Alex Jones is a top tier a$$hole...

But what I want to know is this...What did he do that was so different from the MULTITUDES of people that said 9/11 was an inside job and Bush was complicit?...Or that it was da Joos?...Or that Building 7 didn't fall on it's own and was demolished with dynamite so those inside were murdered by the US government instead of Bin Laden?...

If Alex Jones is guilty of whacked-out conspiracies and can be found civilly responsible, why are courts NOT filled with the THOUSANDS of Alex Jones-types every day (especially in the media)?...What makes him so "different" than everyone else?...
Wasn't Jones one of the tards who started the 911 conspiracy theories?

https://www.npr.org/2022/08/06/11159...-american-life
Jones got his start in public access broadcasting in Austin, Texas, in the 1990s. From his early days on air, he spouted conspiracy theories about the siege of the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas, and the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City.

When his wild claims got him fired from a local radio station, he founded Infowars in 1999 and started broadcasting over the internet and in radio syndication.

After the September 11th attacks, Jones surged to fame as a "truther," claiming the Bush administration was behind the tragedy.
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First, Alex Jones is a top tier a$$hole...

But what I want to know is this...What did he do that was so different from the MULTITUDES of people that said 9/11 was an inside job and Bush was complicit?...Or that it was da Joos?...Or that Building 7 didn't fall on it's own and was demolished with dynamite so those inside were murdered by the US government instead of Bin Laden?...

If Alex Jones is guilty of whacked-out conspiracies and can be found civilly responsible, why are courts NOT filled with the THOUSANDS of Alex Jones-types every day (especially in the media)?...What makes him so "different" than everyone else?...
Is there anyone with a national media platform who repeatedly argued that no one actually died on 9/11 and that the people claiming that their family members died in the World Trade Center are liars? The issue is not just that he lied. It’s that he defamed the families of the Sandy Hook victims by calling them liars.
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Ill tell you who's had a national platform and lied and caused people emotional pain and real harm.
Dr Faucii, President Biden the head of the CDC & NIH FDA, Phizer

They all told people that mask work and that the vaxs would prevent the spread.
Both known to be false then and admitted now.
Causing more anxiety & social strife, loss of employment, and 10s of thousands of vax injuries and worse.

But Jones is the Most horrible person evah!
He hurt some feelings so he must pay millions? Really?
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Ill tell you who's had a national platform and lied and caused people emotional pain and real harm.
Dr Faucii, President Biden the head of the CDC & NIH FDA, Phizer

They all told people that mask work and that the vaxs would prevent the spread.
Both known to be false then and admitted now.
Causing more anxiety & social strife, loss of employment, and 10s of thousands of vax injuries and worse.

But Jones is the Most horrible person evah!
He hurt some feelings so he must pay millions? Really?
Boy, you really are a scumbag. Yes, there are worse people in the world than Alex Jones (although Dr. Fauci is not one of them). It’s pathetic to try to make that argument here, however, to in any way excuse how genuinely vile Jones is and how despicable his treatment of the Sandy Hook parents has been. It is genuinely incomprehensible that anyone would try to make any effort to excuse the conduct of this piece of shlt. **** you.
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Boy, you really are a scumbag. Yes, there are worse people in the world than Alex Jones (although Dr. Fauci is not one of them). It’s pathetic to try to make that argument here, however, to in any way excuse how genuinely vile Jones is and how despicable his treatment of the Sandy Hook parents has been. It is genuinely incomprehensible that anyone would try to make any effort to excuse the conduct of this piece of shlt. **** you.
Is anything I said false?
No.
How many people were verbally abused, harassed, denied services, banned from entry to public venues, and even arrested (young & old) for not wearing mask that do not work? And worse over vaxs.
The level of outright assault is overwhelmingly higher than Jones's offense.

Just a statement of fact.

And, as much a people want to see Jones's blood in the water, the question has to Be asked, What precedent does this set?
Especially in the light of the culture's current level of emotional sensitivity over "Identity" and more.

And how that plays on the rights of other non MSM press to speak
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