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Sunday, October 28, 2018

Maryland Secretary of State Flag Status -- Lowering and Raising of the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag

Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag Are at Half-Staff

As a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated at The Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on October 27, 2018, President Donald J. Trump has ordered that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff effective IMMEDIATELY until sunset, Wednesday, October 31, 2018. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff as well, no flag may be higher than the United States flag.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Amen - I grew up less than three blocks from there - terrible to read this