Sandy Hook Promise petitions to stop NBC from airing interview

NBC to air interview with Sandy Hook truther despite plea from victims' families

The Megyn Kelly interview with controversial Infowars founder/host Alex Jones won't air on CT television.

Lawyers who represent 12 people who lost loved ones in the 2012 massacre urged NBC News officials not to air the interview.

Jones said on his Infowars website that the full interview he recorded will counter Kelly's upcoming report, which he labeled a "fraud".

Earlier in the week, a group founded by the parents of Sandy Hook Elementary School victims has dropped Kelly as an event host due to the interview. Though the interview has yet to air, it is already drowning in controversy.

Any Connecticut viewer can watch the show tomorrow on NBCNews.com, the memo added.

Jones, a radio host, has alleged the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, was a hoax, upsetting the victims' families, and Connecticut's NBC affiliate said Friday it's not going to air Kelly's report on him. We have considered the deep emotions from the wounds of that day that have yet to heal.

In response, Kelly released a statement, saying, "I understand and respect the decision of the event organizers but I am of course disappointed that I won't be there to support them".

According to the New York Post, Megyn Kelly and her team are substantially re-editing the interview so that she appears to get tougher with the gravelly voiced Infowars conspiracy theorist and to include interviews with at least one Sandy Hook family. She said she found Jones' suggestion that Sandy Hook was a hoax "personally revolting" as does "every other rational person".

Kelly, who gained prominence as an anchor at Fox News, joined NBC at the beginning of this year. "My goal is for your listeners and the left, you know, who will be watching some on NBC, to say, 'Wow, that's really interesting", she says on one of the recordings, which were edited by Jones. In their statement, the organization says, "We can not support giving such a risky person a national platform to lie about tragedies and wave away the real threat of gun violence".

Jones has, in the past, pushed the conspiracy theory that the Sandy Hook shooting was a "false flag operation" using "professional crisis actors" to help push anti-gun legislation.

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