Virginia Man Sues Infowars, Others For ‘Fake News’ After Charlottesville Rally


A counter-protester at the deadly white supremacist rally last year in Charlottesville, Va. is suing the media outlet Infowars, its owner Alex Jones and seven others for defamation.

Gilmore argues he became the target of elaborate online conspiracies that placed him at the center of a “deep-state” plot to stage the Charlottesville attack and destabilize the Trump administration after he posted a video he captured on Twitter of the car attack that killed Heather Heyer and injured 36 others.

“From Sandy Hook to ‘Pizzagate’ to Charlottesville, Las Vegas and now Parkland, the defendants thrive by inciting devastating real-world consequences with the propaganda and lies they publish as ‘news,’” Gilmore said in a statement.


Read more at The Hill.



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