Flags at half-staff on February 14, 2016
Note: Flags should remain at half-staff until sunset on the day of Justice Scalia’s internment which hasn’t been determined yet.
Presidential Proclamation: Death of Antonin Scalia
As a mark of respect for Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice of the United States, I hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including section 7 of title 4, United States Code, that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and on 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, on the day of interment. I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half-staff for the same period 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 thirteenth day of February, in the year of our Lord two thousand sixteen, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and fortieth.
Governor Dayton’s Proclamation
Governor Dayton orders flags flown at half-staff in honor of Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court
In accordance with the proclamation issued last night by President Barack Obama, Governor Mark Dayton has ordered all U.S. flags and Minnesota flags be immediately flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the State of Minnesota, in honor and remembrance of Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Flags should remain at half-staff until sunset on the day of Justice Scalia’s internment.