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Professor Who Claimed Sandy Hook Shooting Was A Hoax Is Fired

A Florida Atlantic University professor who repeatedly suggested that the Sandy Hook shooting of 2012 was a government hoax has been fired. But he’s is a part of a bigger group of people in the country who think a number of mass shootings have been orchestrated by the Obama administration to push for tougher gun control.

Here & Now’s Robin Young discusses this with Mark Fenster, a professor of law at the University of Florida and author of “Conspiracy Theories: Secrecy and Power in American Culture.”

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  • Mark Fenster, professor of law at the University of Florida.

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