President, governor order flags to be flown at half staff for Parkland victims
President Donald Trump has ordered all flags to be flown at half-staff until sunset on Monday, February 19 in memory of the Parkland victims. Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb issued a similar directive.
The proclamation honors the victims of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
Seventeen students and staff died in the mass shooting. Many others were injured.
The president ordered all flags at the White House, public buildings and grounds, all military posts and naval stations, and all vessels of the federal government to be flown at half staff until sunset, February 19.
Governor Holcomb ordered all flags across the state, including those of businesses and residents to be flown at half staff until sunset, February 19.