Explanations and debunks for the variety of question that have been raised around the Sandy Hook shootings are scattered all over the web, including several on this site. This sub-forum will be repository of those explanations and debunks.
This post will index the various different issues raised and link to either the relevant discussion thread on Metabunk, or to an external explanation.
If there is anything missing, then feel free to start a new thread, or simply post a question or explanation here, and I'll move it as appropriate. Please post one topic per thread. Before posting anything, please check against the Sandy Hook Wikipedia page, and the linked references, to see if there's already an explanation.
- Emilie Parker still alive
- Jesse Lewis still alive
- Nobody seen crying actual tears in the media
- Robbie Parker smiling then getting into character before interview
- The guy in the woods - Chris Manfredonia
- Dead principal interviewed.
- The Two Nuns
- Nick and Laura Phelps actors, Jennifer Greenberg
Incorrect and pre-event dates on the internet
- Vimeo Video and Twitter posts
- Facebook Page
- Donation Page
- Social Security Death Index Date the day before
- Fathers of the shooters connected?
- "End the Life of Adam" audio
- Professor James F. Tracey
- Comparison with Brazilian school shooting
- Some helicopter footage shot at another school
- Anderson Cooper's vanishing nose
Some Other Sandy Hook Debunking Compendiums
- Snopes - Covers most of the points briefly.
- Salon - Point by point debunking of the main "questions", with references
- Kevin Gilmour - Point by point rebuttal of the main Sandy Hook YouTube video.
- Gawker - Overview of the Sandy Hook conspiracy video. They have another debunking page here:
- WafflesAtNoon - Brief debunking of each point.
- The Blaze -Covers some of the newer conspiracy talking points.
- Buzzfeed - Discussion of the viral phenomena of the hoax.
- Examiner.com, Part 1 - In three parts, see also Part 2 and Part 3. Quite well referenced debunking of numerous points
- Above Top Secret - Thread debunking some shadow analysis.
Sandy Hook Debunking Videos: