Sandy Hook parents in Connecticut finally get to see Alex Jones on the witness stand

Sandy Hook parents in Connecticut finally get to see Alex Jones on the witness stand

Conspiracy theorist Alex JonesTaken the standThursday, at his defamation case in ConnecticutAs he tried toLimit theDamages he has to pay for promoting theIt is possible to lie about it the 2012 Sandy HookThe school massacre was a hoax.

There are more than 12 family members who have been affected by the death. the20 children and six teachers were killed in theShooting was also a popular option toSeen his testimony? in Waterbury Superior Court, about 32 kilometres from Newtown, where the shooting occurred.

One of theChristopher Mattei, the plaintiff’s lawyer, presented a video from JonesInfowars web broadcast calling theMass shooting “phoney like a three-dollar note” and calling the parentsOf theCrisis actors are victims

“Mr. JonesIf you were to ask, toFalsely claim that families who have lost loved ones are actors. theDeath of loved ones is a terrible thing to say, correct?” Mattei asked JonesBefore showing the video.

“In theContextually, it could be “Yes.” Jones replied.

Jones had portrayed the Sandy Hook shooting as staged by actors as part of gun control efforts.

Plaintiffs’ lawyer Chris Mattei, left, questions Alex JonesDuring testimony during a jury trial in Waterbury, Conn. Waterbury, Conn. inIntentionally inflicting emotional distress or defaming others, damages on theSome families are made up of theVictims of the Sandy Hook school shooting. (Tyler Sizemore/Hearst ConnecticutMedia/The Associated Press

On Wednesday, he held a news conference outside theBashing the courthouse the proceedings — as he has onHis Infowars show — as a “travesty of justice.” Similar comments were made by him onHe found his way to theThursday courthouse, suggesting that he might invoke his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination.

He said, “This isn’t really a trial.” “This is not a trial,” he said.

Last year, Judge Barbara Bellis found JonesLiability For damages, default toAs punishment for his repeated failures, she sentenced plaintiffs without a hearing to turn over documents toTheir lawyers. The six-member jury alone will decide the amount. JonesFree Speech Systems the parent company of Infowars, should pay theFamilies for causing emotional distress and defaming them.

Bellis was born in theDay going over with Jones theTopics he is unable to testify. These topics included the right to free speech. the Sandy Hook families’ $73 million US settlement earlier this year with gun-maker Remington — theA company that makes theBushmaster rifle is used toKill theAt Sandy Hook — or thePercentage JonesShows that are discussed by’s Sandy Hook.

“This is not.” theThe right forum for you toBellis stated, “Offer that testimony.” JonesHe said he understood.

Bellis said inShe was ready for court toHandle any incendiary testimony JonesIf necessary, with contempt of court proceedings

But Thursday’s first testimony was with JonesBellis’ website depicted Bellis online as a “tyrant” this week. His doctored image featured lasers coming out of her eyes. Within theIn the first hour, there were many interruptions in testimony and theThe jury was exonerated twice theThe legal teams argued about what could be said in open court.

The plaintiffs’ lawyers asked JonesIf he believes Bellis is a tyrant, and if he considers a lot of people to be tyrants.

He stated, “Only when the act like it.”

Refer to relatives for proof to massacre, misinformation toll

Several relatives of the victims gave emotional testimony during this time. theYou can be traumatized by the people who call you theFake confrontations with their homes are possible. inpublic messages, including threats of death or rape.

One FBI agent responded to the plaintiffs. to theShooting, and eight relatives the victims.

Jennifer Hensler cries as she testifies theTrial on Wednesday at ConnecticutSuperior Court. Avielle Rose Richman was Hensler’s daughter and was murdered during the Sandy HookElementary School shooting in 2012. (Christian Abraham/Hearst ConnecticutMedia/The Associated Press

Testimony earlier in theThis week, the focus was on onInfowars employees run website analytics data that shows how the company’s sales of dietary supplement, food and other items have spiked. theTime JonesTalked about the Sandy Hook shooting.

Evidence such as internal Infowars emails or depositions also show dissension. theCompany about pushing the hoax lies.

JonesNorman Pattis, Norman Pattis’ lawyer, claims that any damages should not exceed the amount of the offense. theFamilies of victims who exaggerate the harm theThey were lying. The relatives of the victims have confirmed that they are still alive. toThey fear for their safety from what theHoaxe believers might have done it and still may do it.

Jennifer Hensel, the mother of Avielle Richman, six-years-old, was among them. theTuesday’s testimony by the slain was that she monitors her surroundings and even checks for dangers theSafety reasons for the back seat in her car She stated that she is trying to to shield her two children, ages seven and five, from the hoax lies. During her testimony, a juror wept.

Her children are so young, she said. “Their innocence right now is so beautiful. There are many people who could harm them, but at some point they will be alone.

Texas verdict: Costly

JonesWas found to be liable for default in two similar lawsuits over the hoax lies inAustin, Texas was his hometown. There, a jury of judges found him. inOne of the trials ordered Jones last month toNearly $50 Million inInjuries to the parentsOf one theChildren may be killed, but state laws could allow them to be executed theHe eventually pays for the damages.

A third trial inTexas is predicted toGet started theEnd of the year.

JonesHe has admitted to making conspiracy claims about mass tragedies from other countries. theBombings at the Boston Marathon and Oklahoma City to theMass shootings inLas Vegas, Fla. and Parkland. He issued an on-air apology in2017 for Promoting theHoax that a Washington restaurant was child trafficking shelter thePizzagate, the so-called case to a disturbing shooting incident.

Why conspiracy theories are believed by people| How people believe conspiracy theories: 

Ideas54:00IDEAS theTrenches: The Conspiracy Practice

Sarah, a PhD student, believed in the power of education. in theLiteral translation of the Bible. She was raised in a Christian faith community of evangelical Christians. on her religious past to understand thePeople acquire visceral belief through their bodies in conspiracy theories — from PizzaGate to the ‘stolen’ 2020 U.S. election.

Removed from social media platforms

Jones onHis television show has also been influenced by politics. He promoted stolen election claims after Donald Trump lost the2020 election and was inWashington, D.C., ahead theRiot at the Capitol.

“I don’t understand how this all works.” toThey can’t stop, but they can if they wish toThey better believe they have one if they are to fight.” JonesAt a rally in Washington onJan. 5, per a widely-shared video.

Trump, then-candidate, said at theEnd of the 2015 appearance on Jones”I just want” is the theme of’s television show. toEnd by praising your amazing reputation.”

Since then, major social media companies has removed JonesProgram of’s, inciting violations to platform rules. – * Source link

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