By Sean P. Anderson from Dallas, TX, USA - Alex Jones, CC BY 2.0,

Controversial conspiracy theorist and far-right activist Alex Jones has now been ordered to pay 4.1 million dollars to the parents of children who died during the Sandy Hook mass shooting.

As The Washington Examiner reports:

A jury in Austin, Texas, ordered Alex Jones to pay $4.1 million in compensatory damages to the parents who lost children in the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School who sued the InfoWars host for defamation.

Jurors must still decide how much in punitive damages is owed to Scarlett Lewis and Neil Heslin, the parents of 6-year-old Jesse Lewis, who died in the attack, according to the Associated Press.

Jones was sued by the parents after the radio host and conspiracy theorist said the Sandy Hook massacre, the deadliest mass shooting at a U.S. elementary school, was “completely fake” and a “giant hoax” during a 2017 radio show. Opening statements and testimony for the trial began last week, and the jury broke for deliberations on Wednesday.

The couple’s lawyers argued in opening statements last week that Jones led a “vile campaign of defamation” that resulted in the family receiving death threats from some of his followers who believed his claims that the shooting was fake.

Jones had previously made the false claim that the Sandy Hook shooting for a hoax perpetuated by actors.


  1. Communist China has thrown down it’s gauntlet against America,wake up,it’s time for a response, Biden family bought are paid for, new leadership required,we do not need to kiss China ass,they are in the process of undermining our effort to our constitution,keep our people free from war lord mentality.

  2. We support Alex. The system hates anyone who wants to expose the lies and question the narrative. If they can do this to him, think about what they can do to any of us who can’t financially defend ourselves. Think about why they want to attack him so bad, and broadcast it. Tragic. I have a lot of reservations with the Sandy Hook incident. A lot.

  3. I think the whole Alex Jones thing is one big CIA operation just part of there tactics.Something along the lines of paid opposition type operations.
    Control the message at all, data mining, jan 6 nonsense you get the picture. All controlled at every level even you most likely.

  4. In regard to the massive settlement…does this mean free speech has been eliminated from the United States. Personally, I don’t care if someone looks at a red flower and says it is yellow! They have the right to say what they will..I don’t have to believe them.
    Look at the garbage coming out of Washington. Are the politicians going to be sued for their lies? Look at Shifty Shiff and Lynn Cheney! They lie all the time.

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