Moments ago Ann Dorn, the widow of retired police captain, David Dorn, who was shot during the looting in St. Louis defending a friend’s store spoke at the RNC.
Actor James Woods tweeted “Ann Dorn has me in tears and she hasn’t yet gotten to the moment that broke the heart of America.”
During her speech, Ann Dorn said “Violence and destruction are not legitimate forms of protest. They do not safeguard black lives, they only destroy them.”
Ann Dorn, widow of St. Louis police Capt. David Dorn: “Violence and destruction are not legitimate forms of protest. They do not safeguard Black lives. They only destroy them. President Trump understands this.” https://t.co/SssWAdjj98 #RNC2020 pic.twitter.com/ILmc5bwoLs
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) August 28, 2020
Students for Trump tweeted:
Our hearts go out to Ann Dorn, whose husband was murdered while defending a friend’s store. We are grateful to have a President who believes in law and order! We will ALWAYS back the blue and will never forget David Dorn’s name.
Another Twitter user boldly tweeted “Ann Dorn just ended Joe Biden’s career.”
Ann Dorn just ended Joe Biden's career.
— thebradfordfile™ (@thebradfordfile) August 28, 2020
Others also expressed broken hearts.
My heart breaks for Ann Dorn and the Dorn family 💔💔💔😢😢😢
— Madison Gesiotto Gilbert (@madisongesiotto) August 28, 2020
Powerful and moving to hear from Ann Dorn, wife of fallen former police officer David Dorn, from St Louis #GOPConvention2020
— Josh Hawley (@HawleyMO) August 28, 2020