Judge Denies Alex Jones Effort to Dismiss Sandy Hook Lawsuit

A judge has denied conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' request to dismiss a lawsuit surrounding the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre that he has called a hoax.

  • Published 30 August 2018
Stay Informed

The Daily Debunker brings you the top stories on Snopes.com.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A judge has denied conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' request to dismiss a lawsuit surrounding the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre that he has called a hoax. The Infowars host is being sued for defamation in Texas by the parents of a 6-year-old who was among the 20 children and six adults killed in the Newtown, Connecticut, attack. State District Judge Scott Jenkins on Wednesday ruled the case can proceed. Jenkins… Read at AP News