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Senator Chris Brown Senator Chris Brown (R-2)
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July 1, 2020
Brown: It’s Time to Return Our American Flags to Full Mast

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Senator Chris Brown (R-2) called on Governor Phil Murphy to order the American and New Jersey flags to be raised to full mast.

Sen. Chris Brown called on Gov. Murphy to order the American and New Jersey flags to be raised to full mast. (SenateNJ.com)

“It is time to raise the flag. First, flying our flags for a prolonged period at half-mast minimizes the sacrifices and the honor due to our servicemen and women along with our first responders who died in the line of duty while intentionally putting themselves in harm’s way. Raising the flags acknowledges we will overcome our current circumstances. Consider the fact the American flag is lowered on Memorial Day only from sunrise to noon, after which it is raised to its full, glorious height, symbolizing America’s resilience,”Brown wrote.

For a copy of Sen. Brown’s letter to Gov. Murphy, please click here.

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https://www.senatenj.com/index.php/brown/brown-its-time-to-return-our-american-flags-to-full-mast/49070