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Does your state do this too?

In MI our flags are flown at half mast everytime a soldier is killed. Does every state do this?

Also, is there a penalty for not participating?

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UpSheRises

Asked by UpSheRises at 9:25 AM on Jun. 20, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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  • No there isn't a plenalty.

    It is out of respect!

    Military buildings in GA do this.
    rebel07

    Answer by rebel07 at 9:31 AM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • they do locally. I don't know about the rest of the state. But we got a marine base here
    Cenedra64

    Answer by Cenedra64 at 9:37 AM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • No, I've never heard of that...
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 9:48 AM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • I know it is done in Wisconsin. Haha my 10 year old daughter told me that when I noticed a flag at half mast.
    Izsarejman

    Answer by Izsarejman at 9:49 AM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • In NM the entire state does this out of respect and as far as I know no one has ever went against it.

    amazinggrace83

    Answer by amazinggrace83 at 11:03 AM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • They do that where I live but it isn't mandatory and there isn't a fine. The Government buildings do it and everyone else gets to decide. Not all business owners are going to know about every soldier that dies in the state at all times.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:29 AM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • I don't think it is done in CA ~
    tasches

    Answer by tasches at 12:38 PM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • I don't really know.....
    itsmesteph11

    Answer by itsmesteph11 at 3:18 PM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • Just to be clear, I wasn't implying that there should ot shoudn't be a penalty, i was just asking if it existed.
    UpSheRises

    Comment by UpSheRises (original poster) at 3:25 PM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • Since we live in the same state....

    And I think it's a great thing.
    Carpy

    Answer by Carpy at 3:33 PM on Jun. 20, 2011

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