Parents of Sandy Hook victim fear Alex Jones’ followers

The parents of one of the first-graders gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School nearly 10 years ago have gone into isolation while in Texas for their defamation case against “Infowars” hoax peddler Alex Jones, their lawyer testified Monday.

Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis, who lost their 6-year-old son Jesse in the December 2012 massacre, have had to hire security since they arrived in Austin, where the trial is being held because it’s where Jones and his businesses are headquartered.

“Unfortunately, due to some encounters this week outside of the courthouse, Neil and Scarlett have gone into isolation under the protection of security professionals,” the family’s attorney, Mark Bankston, said in a statement…

No reasonable, educated, well-read American is surprised.

3 thoughts on “Parents of Sandy Hook victim fear Alex Jones’ followers

  1. Petard hoist says:

    The January 6th House committee is preparing to request the trove of Alex Jones’s text messages and emails revealed Wednesday in a defamation lawsuit filed by victims of the Sandy Hook massacre, Rolling Stone has learned.
    On Wednesday, Sandy Hook victims’ attorney Mark Bankston told Jones that his attorney had mistakenly sent Bankston three years worth of the conspiracy theorist’s emails and text messages copied from his phone.
    Now — a source familiar with the matter and another person briefed on it tell Rolling Stone — the January 6th committee is preparing to request that data from the plaintiff attorneys in order to aid its investigation of the insurrection. These internal deliberations among the committee, which is probing former President Donald Trump’s role in causing the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot, began within minutes of the lawyer’s revelation being heard on the trial’s livestream on Wednesday afternoon. https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/alex-jones-cell-phone-jan6-committee-subpoeana-1392270/

  2. fgsjr2015 says:

    [Over the last three or so decades, whenever I’d hear of parents mourning their child’s untimely and needless violent death, I would add some element(s) to a fictional account titled IN ALL DUE FAIRNESS: A Manifesto on Unjust Worldly Suffering, which was originally penned in the early 1990s. I would find bewildering then inconceivable the commonly held theistic notion that God would/will enable one praying couple’s child to be spared a brutal death while allowing another praying couple’s child to painfully perish. The following is its latest version.]

    _______

    LISTENING to her teenaged daughter’s recorded screams, the distraught mother could not contain her grief. With heaving sobs, she stood to leave the courtroom, only to have her weakened knees buckle and collapse onto the courtroom floor.

    Gasps came from many spectators, as the bailiff, district attorney, and even defense council, rushing to assist the bereaved woman. Slowly, gently facilitating the trembling frail woman to her feet, the three officials somehow misperceived stability in her pale expression and gradually pulled away their hands. But she was so shaken by the prosecution’s key evidence — that of the accused’s own trophy audio-video of her only child’s last tortured hours alive — she fell hard, flat unconscious.

    The night she was kidnapped, the desperate mother had locked her daughter out of the house in an attempt to correct the otherwise average girl’s increasing tendency to breach curfew. It was the first (and tragically final) time the mother had, still with much reluctance, attempted such a tough-love measure.

    By all accounts, the mother had been a fine parent, as was the girl’s father; although he, until then healthy, had died suddenly of a massive coronary less than a month after “my little princess” had been prolongedly tortured, then murdered.

    Then, it was as though that was the last straw.

    Suddenly everyone on Earth was aware of an unprecedentedly profound Great Change, and one that would become a far better existence than just moments before. The planet-wide awakening was a massive shift that would finally find favor for the materially, physically, mentally and spiritually poorest people of all.

    For starters, every fortunate person was forced, as though by magic, to empathically share in the anguish suffered by the greatest life-sentence affliction that Fate can cruelly, yet with cold apathy, reserve for a parent — a child lost to a torturous death. Now all bore a tiny portion—thus one sometimes imperceivable — of that enormous emotional turmoil otherwise suffered solely by those individuals who’d received the lottery-jackpot-odds lousiest of parental luck.

    In rehabilitative return, those most unfortunate parents who’d suffered such unjust extreme loss, inexplicably felt great relief from their overwhelming affliction. Their trembling hands slowly left their tear-streaked faces, for their heavy hearts no longer suffered the agony alone.

    With the supernatural change, however involuntary, when all shared in such a terrible personal toll, it became a literal — rather than just the common figurative — sharing of grief. It was analogous to a fiscally imprudent national government that had invested a large sum of treasury funds into an eventually losing deal; but with the shortfall shouldered by the large collective citizenry, the burden on the individual taxpayer was so much greatly lessened, if not unnoticeable.

    Even academics agreed it was akin to everyone having been spontaneously cerebrally re-hardwired to literally share in others’ dreadful suffering, like so many undisturbed antennas suddenly receiving the immensely distressed signals from a few isolated agonized antennas.

    Most assumed the change was implemented by a kindly sentient omnipotent source. This was defined by monotheists as God, and by polytheists as powerful spirits; while others believed greatly advanced caring alien-race monitors were responsible. Many secular humanists theorized it was simply the good within humankind itself psychically coming to long-overdue overpowering conscience terms with the disproportionate injustices suffered by some but not by most others.

    Of course the change was also well received by many other worldwide examples of disproportionate suffering, notably that of desperately poor citizens of developing nations wanting for the most basic of life’s necessities. Indeed, great empathic relief was felt long before the arrival of overflowing shipments of water purification devices, as well as the exponentially larger quantities of food and medicine than ever before — all gratefully given by the prosperous nations because the planet’s privileged people were abruptly enduring what had consumed the world’s most needy for far too long. And, in return, the fortunate givers felt physically and mentally so much better.

    Although initially the otherwise fortunate felt indignant by the change, that they’d done nothing personally wrong to justify the unfavorable empathy, soon it no longer felt like an imposition but rather a universal effect in which all were naturally wanting to treat all affliction, just as though it was truly one’s own turmoil.

    And contrary to the usual human-history pendulum swing of ideological and political mood, the Great Change was a permanently solidified authentic sense of others’ upheaval, therefore no chance would remain of all reverting to the unjust existential norm of yore.

  3. justiceforuswgo says:

    Alex Jones is a traitor to his own fans and supporters. He betrayed Jakari Jackson, Millie Weaver, Aaron Dykes, Melissa Melton, Luke Rudkowski, David Knight, Stewart Rhodes. Alex Jones has betrayed a lot of people over the years. Alex Jones betrayed one of his biggest fans, Brian D. Hill who ran a political blog and was sued by Righthaven LLC in 2011. Alex Jones settled with Righthaven LLC while Brian fought and won.

    I recommend that you see this article and repost on your blog. Alex Jones wants to look good for lying. Alex Jones wants to look good for turning his back on those who follow Alex’s advice.

    Brian D Hill’s perspective on Alex Jones Sandy Hook case: “Alex Jones is a traitorous Viper” – Justice for Brian D. Hill of USWGO Alternative News

    Brian D Hill’s perspective on Alex Jones Sandy Hook case: “Alex Jones is a traitorous Viper”

    Please consider reposting on your blog, Thanks.

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