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NRA Official Reached Out to Sandy Hook Conspiracy Theorist

HeadlineMar 28, 2019

Meanwhile, HuffPost is reporting an official with the National Rifle Association corresponded with a prominent Sandy Hook conspiracy theorist to call into question the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, last year. In an email obtained by HuffPost,
NRA program coordinator Mark Richardson wrote to the conspiracy theorist, Wolfgang Halbig, just one day after the massacre, “Just like [Sandy Hook], there is so much more to this story. [The Parkland shooter] was not alone.” The email was made public as part of the discovery process in a lawsuit by parents of victims of the Sandy Hook massacre against Alex Jones and his website Infowars. Jones is a far-right conspiracy theorist who’s denied that 20 schoolchildren and six adults were killed in the 2012 mass shooting, calling survivors of the massacre “crisis actors.”

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