The conspiracy theorist Alex Jones owed various allegations he made, including that the Sandy Hook primary school in 2012 was a hoax on "psychosis" according to a deposit given by Infowars host as part of a lawsuit from Texas. 19659002] Jones described his conspiracy thinking as a kind of mental disorder in the deposit, which was taken earlier this month for actions filed against him by a six-year-old family who were among 20 children and six adults killed in Newtown, Connecticut in 201
Jones said he almost had some form of psychosis back in the past, where I basically thought everything was staged, although now I learn many times things are not staged. "
Jones accused his mental state of" the media and corporations' trauma that is so much, so everything begins – you no longer trust anything, like a child whose parents lie over and over again, yes, pretty much Soon they don't know what reality is. "Suicide suit was filed in Travis County, Texas, where Jones' media business is based. In August, Judge President Jones rejected the request to dismiss the case.
Jones's lawyers have defended his speech in court as" rhetorical hyperbolic " but denied that it was defamation. In the deposit, Jones continued to speak conspiratorial suspicions about the Sandy Hook shooting.
"I still think there was a man in the forest in Camo … and just a lot of experts, has spoken to, including retirees in the FBI and other people and people high up in the Central Intelligence Agency, told me there is a cover-up in Sandy Hook, "Jones said.
A similar trial has been filed in Connecticut Several families in that suit say Jones & # 39; s comments have plagued them and exposed them to harassment and death threats from his supporters, some of whom have accused them of being actors.
On Friday, a federal judge allowed in West Virgin Ia another charge against Jones to continue. The suit was filed on behalf of Brennan Gilmore, who captured recordings of a deadly car attack against opponents during a long right rally in Charlottesville in August 2017.
In a statement, Andrew Mendrala, Civil Rights Supervisor, Clinic at Georgetown Law, said: " Victims of weak conspiracy theories must comfort … today's decision shows that the law will protect the victims of basic lies by keeping people like Alex Jones responsible for the damage they cause. "