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Posted on: July 17, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Gov. Polis orders flags lowered to honor Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens

Flag at Half Staff

DENVER — Gov. Jared Polis today ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff on all public buildings statewide to honor Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens on the day of his interment, and as proclaimed by President Donald J. Trump. See the full presidential proclamation below. The date of interment is yet to be determined.


DEATH OF JOHN PAUL STEVENS
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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 

A PROCLAMATION

As a mark of respect for the memory and longstanding service of John Paul Stevens, retired Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, I hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, that on the day of his interment, 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 on such day. 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 seventeenth day of July, in the year of our Lord two thousand nineteen, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and forty-fourth.

DONALD J. TRUMP

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