Monthly Archives: February 2016

  1. Flags to be at Half Staff in honor of Supreme Court Justice Scalia

    Flags to be at Half Staff in honor of Supreme Court Justice Scalia
    halfstaffThe White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release February 13, 2016 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
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  2. History of the American Flag

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