Psychiatrist Says Sandy Hook Parents Fear for Their Lives

The parents of a Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victim live with a constant fear that followers of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones will kill them.

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Alex Jones' lawyer Andino Reynal gives his opening statement to the jury, Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas. (Briana Sanchez/Austin American-Statesman via AP, Pool)
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The parents of a Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victim live with a complex form of post-traumatic stress disorder and a constant fear that followers of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones will kill them, a psychiatrist testified Monday at Jones’ defamation trial. Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis, parents of 6-year-old Jesse Lewis, have sued Jones and his media company Free Speech Systems over the harassment and threats they and other parents say…

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