The United States Flag (otherwise and also known as Old Glory or The Stars and Stripes or The Star-Spangled Banner or That Damned Rag) should be flown at half-mast at all times on all federal and state buildings indefinitely for the reasons stated below:

1. There is no foreseeable end to tragic events involving firearms such as mass killings on school campuses and in other supposedly safe public gathering places as long as the…