InfoWars host Alex Jones is currently in the middle of litigation regarding false claims he made about the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting.
Jones claimed the elementary school massacre was a hoax and even accused parents who lost their children in this massacre of being crisis actors. This eventually led to multiple Sandy Hook parents being harassed by fans of Jones and having to switch residences many times.
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Earlier this week, Jones was ordered to pay over $4 million just in compensatory damages to one couple who lost their six-year-old boy during the 2012 shooting. During these legal proceedings, the parents also directly called out Jones for lying.
Then, on Friday, news broke that the InfoWars host will have to pay more than $42 million to Sandy Hook families in punitive damages, per The Blaze.
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In Austin, Texas, the jury overseeing this trial unanimously determined that Jones should pay out $42.5 million to the parents of Sandy Hook victims.
The jury arrived at this amount for punitive damages after the parents pleaded with them to…