Texas Judge Rejects Alex Jones’ Bid to Reduce $50 Million Defamation Verdict

Infowars host Alex Jones’s bid to decrease the millions of dollars in damages he’s required to pay to the family of a 6-year-old killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting was rejected by a Texas judge on Tuesday.
In August, a Texas jury determined that Jones and his company, Free Speech Systems LLC—Infowars’ parent company—must pay $4.1 million in compensatory damages and $45.2 million in punitive damages to Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis, the parents of 6-year-old son Jesse Lewis as part of a defamation lawsuit.
Jesse was among the 20 children and six adults killed on Dec. 14, 2012, in the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. The gunman, Adam Lanza, who had earlier killed his mother, later died by suicide….

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