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Gov. Malloy Directs Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Sandy Hook School Shooting Victims

Twenty elementary age school children and six adult school staff were killed in worst school shooting in American history.

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy today ordered U.S. and Connecticut flags to half-staff in recognition of the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut this morning.

Branford Fire Department lowered their falg to half staff this afternoon. 

Flags will fly at half-staff until burial services for the victims.

Allen Dusablon December 15, 2012 at 12:28 PM
May They All Be In The Arms Of AN Angel .AS they were taken away form us way to soon my heart is breaking for each and everyone of them and for the whole State of Connecticut. http://youtu.be/zZHrbjhwKik
ted Aub December 15, 2012 at 01:20 PM
HEAVENLY FATHER , I HAVE SEARCHED MY MIND OVER AND OVER AS TO WHY 20 BEAUTIFUL CHILDREN CREATED IN YOUR IMAGE WERE TAKEN AWAY FROM THEIR FAMILIES AND COMMUNITY. I HAVE NOT COME UP WITH A LOGICAL ANSWER SO I ASSUME THAT WE (SOCIETY) HAVE DONE SOMETHING WRONG . i KNOW ITS OUR JOB TO NURTURE AND PROTECT OUR YOUNG , BUT WHY THIS ? I AM READY TO TAKE MY PUNISHMENT FOR MY PART IN NOT BEING ABLE TO PROTECT THOSE BEAUTIFUL CHILDREN AND PROMISE TO NEVER ALLOW SOMETHING OF THIS NATURE TO EVER HAPPEN AGAIN . NOTHING DOWN HERE MAKES ANY SENSE SO I AM APPEALING TO YOU ,A HIGHER POWER. PLEASE GUIDE US IN THE NURTURING AND PROTECTING OF OUR PEOPLE . PLEASE OPEN YOUR HEART AND YOUR KINGDOM TO THOSE WHO YOU ARE ABOUT TO RECEIVE . PROVIDE COMFORT TO THOSE WITH LOSS HERE ON EARTH AND PROVIDE OPPORTUNITY TO SOCIETY TO AMEND THIS GREAT LOSS . THANK YOU FATHER

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