Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones took the stand in court Thursday in Connecticut, in a courtroom about 30 kilometres away from the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre he had long dismissed as a hoax on his popular Infowars show.
More than a dozen family members of some of the 20 children and six educators killed in the shooting also showed up to observe his testimony in Waterbury Superior Court.
Jones had portrayed the Sandy Hook shooting as staged by crisis actors as part of gun control efforts.
He held a news conference Wednesday outside the courthouse, bashing the proceedings — as he has on
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