Gov. Deal Orders Flags to Half-Staff to Mark Paris Attacks

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has ordered that American and state flags be flown at half-staff following Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris.

Deal issued his executive order affecting state buildings and grounds on Monday.

In memory of the lives lost in the Paris terrorist attacks, I’ve ordered flags to be flown at half-staff on all state buildings and grounds.

— Governor Nathan Deal (@GovernorDeal) November 16, 2015

Deal called the act “a mark of respect,” adding that Georgians share the grief of the victims’ family and friends and pray for comfort and healing.

The attacks killed 129 people and wounded 350 at a concert hall, stadium and other locations around the city on Friday.

The order expires at sunset on Thursday.

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Gov. Nathan Deal has ordered all flags on state buildings and grounds be lowered to half staff as a mark of respect for those affected by the terrorist attacks in Paris until sunset on Thursday.

Posted by Administrative Office of the Courts on Monday, November 16, 2015

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