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Gov. DeSantis: flags to fly at half-staff in honor of Pulse Remembrance Day

In honor of Pulse Remembrance Day, the day that 49 people were killed and 53 wounded five years...
In honor of Pulse Remembrance Day, the day that 49 people were killed and 53 wounded five years ago on June 12 at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Governor Ron DeSantis has ordered flags to fly at half-staff Saturday.(WITN)
Updated: Jun. 11, 2021 at 7:27 PM EDT
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - In honor of Pulse Remembrance Day, the day that 49 people were killed and 53 wounded five years ago on June 12 at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Governor Ron DeSantis has ordered flags to fly at half-staff Saturday.

This shooting marked the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history at the time. According to the Proclamation, the shooter claimed alliance to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

As “a mark of respect for the victims, their families, and the many affected by this tragedy,” flags of the United States and the State of Florida will be flown at half-staff at all local and state buildings, installations, and grounds throughout the State of Florida from sunrise to sunset.

You can read the Gov. DeSantis’ Proclamation below:

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