Flags to be Flown at Half-staff to Honor the Victims of the Elementary School Shooting in Uvalde, Texas

Topeka, Kan. — In honor of the 19 children and two adults killed in the mass shooting yesterday at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, Governor Laura Kelly has directed flags be lowered to half-staff throughout the state effective immediately until sundown on Friday, May 27, 2022.  
“Today, I’ve ordered flags in the State of Kansas fly at half-staff as Kansas mourns alongside the community of Uvalde, Texas,” said Governor Kelly. “Our thoughts are with the families who have lost their loved ones to this senseless act of violence. We must do more to protect our children and ensure that schools are safe places for learning.”