Gov. Herbert lowers flags in honor of late Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg

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SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News)- Governor Gary Herbert Saturday morning has ordered the lowering of the US and Utah state flags in honor of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Flags will be flown at half-staff at all state facilities and public grounds starting immediately and until the day of Ginsburg’s interment.

FILE – In this Feb. 6, 2017 file photo, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks at Stanford University in Stanford, Calif. The Supreme Court says Ginsburg has died of metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

In Gov. Herbert’s statement he called the late justice a “force of nature” and a “true pioneer in every sense.”

Ginsburg who became the court’s second female justice died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87.

According the court, Ginsburg died of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer.

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