US group starts violence warning-signs campaign

2016-12-04 11:53
In this file photo, a bus travelling from Newtown stops near angel signs posted along the road. (File, AP)

In this file photo, a bus travelling from Newtown stops near angel signs posted along the road. (File, AP)

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Newtown - A group formed by families who lost children in the Sandy Hook school shooting has started a new public service campaign designed to teach people to recognise the warning signs of someone who may be contemplating gun violence.

The Know the Signs campaign from Sandy Hook Promise includes the launch of a new 2 ½-minute video public service announcement designed to show how easy it is to overlook at-risk behaviour.

The group's founders include Nicole Hockley and Mark Barden. Both had 6-year-old sons who were among the 26 people killed by a gunman inside the Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14 2012.


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