Wednesday, Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) unveiled his legislation to provide every member of law enforcement a pay raise.
Hawley said on FNC’s “Fox & Friends” that his “David Dorn Back the Blue Act” — named after the 77-year-old retired African-American St. Louis police captain who was killed during a looting spree in the wake of George Floyd’s death — will help get more police officers on the streets.
“You know, it is extraordinary to see. In St. Louis alone, there have been nine police officers shot in the line of duty since June — nine,” Hawley emphasized. “And we hear nothing from the Democrats, nothing from the woke corporations and celebrities, and that’s why I’m introducing this bill. This would give a pay raise to every cop in America, and it would put more cops on our streets. It’s time that we stood up and supported our law enforcement. The