Mr. Jones sells diet supplements, survival clothing, and firearms accessories to radio broadcasts and videos that make strange claims about how the government seeks to violate American rights, destroy their health, or control their thoughts.
Jones for a week after posting a link to a video calling on supporters to prepare their "Combat Boxes" for a fight against the press and others, violating the company's policy against incitement to violence
Also this week's Communications Commission closed a pirate radio station, which was the flagship of the Infowars and since at least 201
The Friday strike is the last legal salvo in three separate slander lawsuits filed by Sandy Hook families claiming millions of dollars in damages and posing an existential threat to Mr. Jones. If the court finds that Mr. Jones and Infowars have purposely destroyed evidence, he and possibly his lawyer could be fined and punished with thousands of dollars in fines. Most importantly, the material that was destroyed could be accepted by the court in support of Mr. Heslin's claims against Mr. Jones to strengthen his case.
In addition to the two Texas cases, the families of seven other Sandy Hook victims and an emergency In May, an insult was imposed on Mr. Jones and his associates in Connecticut. The families in the larger case are represented by Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder, a company from Bridgeport, Connecticut, representing Sandy Hook's families in a lawsuit against Remington, the maker of the AR-15 weapon used in the filming. 19659002] The first court appearance in the Sandy Hook lawsuits this month in Texas, when the court heard arguments in Mr. Jones's application, was the slander suit of Leonard Pozner and Veronique De La Rosa, Noah Pozner's parents, a 6 -Yes old killed at Sandy Hook. A decision is expected early next month. A hearing is scheduled for August 30 in Mr. Jones's motion to dismiss the second case of Texas filed by Mr. Heslin.
Friday ruling on the destruction of evidence is expected before the hearing on August 30.