Florida Gov. Rick Scott has called for a moment of silence today, and flags to be flown at half-staff, to commemorate the second anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando.
Scott has proclaimed June 12 as Pulse Remembrance Day "in recognition of the 49 innocent lives lost in the horrific attack" in 2016.
In the proclamation, he ordered Florida residents to observe a moment of silence at 9 a.m., and for flags to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset.
"I remain committed to makiung sure our state never forgets these brave 49 individuals, that we continue to express our profound sympatny to the families who lost loved ones during this tragic event, and always remember that Florida is resilient and will endure during times of great tragedy," Scott said in the proclamation.
Florida will never forget the 49 innocent lives lost two years ago at Pulse. We will always honor their memory. https://t.co/Cc9xHr5zvL