Governor orders flags lowered to honor victims of Thousand Oaks shooting

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Published Thursday, November 8, 2018

Governor orders flags lowered to honor victims of Thousand Oaks shooting
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff on all public buildings statewide until sunset November 10, 2018, in honor of the victims of the Thousand Oaks shooting, and as proclaimed by President Donald Trump.

The full text of the president's proclamation

Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 8, 2018 
HONORING THE VICTIMS OF THE TRAGEDY IN THOUSAND OAKS, CALIFORNIA 
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
A PROCLAMATION
As a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated in Thousand Oaks, California, on November 7, 2018, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby order that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until sunset, November 10, 2018. I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half-staff for the same length of time at all United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this eighth day of November, in the year of our Lord two thousand eighteen, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and forty-third.
DONALD J. TRUMP