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Alex Jones Supporters Threaten Connecticut Judge

Ned Gerard
Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis speaks during final arguments in Bridgeport in 2016.

The Connecticut judge presiding over the case between the families of victims of the 2012 Newtown school shooting and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones says she’s gotten threats from commenters on Jones’s website.

Bridgeport Superior Court judge Barbara Bellis says the FBI informed Connecticut State Police about the threats, and state police told her. No further details on the threats were released.

Bellis sanctioned Jones last week for threatening one of the attorneys for the families.

The families are suing Jones for defamation. They say his comments subjected them to harassment and death threats. Jones now says the shooting "really happened."

Davis Dunavin loves telling stories, whether on the radio or around the campfire. He started in Missouri and ended up in Connecticut, which, he'd like to point out, is the same geographic trajectory taken by Mark Twain.