Gov. Daniels Orders All Hoosiers Fly Flags At Half-Staff

As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated today in Newtown, Conn., President Barack Obama today issued an order for all U.S. flags be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels until Dec. 18. The president also directed that all flags be flown at half-staff at all U.S. embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad.

Governor Mitch Daniels, in accordance with the president’s directive, directed that all flags throughout the state of Indiana and at the State House be lowered to half-staff until Dec. 18 as well.