Friday, July 20, 2012

Governor Orders Flags At Half-Staff

State of Mississippi
Office of the Governor

Executive Order 1295

WHEREAS, on July 20, 2012, President Barack Obama issued a Proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be flown at half-staff on all public buildings and grounds until sunset, July 25, 2012, in respect for the victims of violence committed on this date in Aurora, Colorado: and

WHEREAS, the prayers of this State are with the victims and their families:

NOW, THEREFORE, I Phil Bryant, by the authority vested in me as Governor by the Constitution and laws of the State of Mississippi, do hereby order all flags of the United States of America and the State of Mississippi be flown at half-staff on all buildings and grounds of the State of Mississippi and all areas under its jurisdiction until sunset, July 25, 2012.

Full copy of order here

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