'Repugnant and deeply upsetting.' Company debuts Sandy Hook shooting-inspired sweatshirt

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Parents of Sandy Hook victims are speaking out against a menswear company after it debuted a line of sweatshirts inspired by school shootings.

School shooting survivors and their families are blasting a Georgia-based fashion brand after it debuted sweatshirts that critics say go way too far.

The hoodies from Bstroy not only feature the names of schools devastated by shootings, but also have what look like bullet holes on them.

The parents of two boys killed at Sandy Hook, Dylan Hockley and Daniel Barden, released a statement saying in part,
"The fact that a designer would seek to profit by glamorizing the school violence that killed our children, Dylan and Daniel, and the deaths of so many more, is repugnant and deeply upsetting."

The company posted a response on Instagram suggesting the shirts were a statement on violence.

"Sometimes life can be painfully ironic. Like the irony of dying violently in a place you considered to be a safe controlled environment, like a school." 

 

 

 

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