Family Anti-Violence

Ray Rice and His Rage

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 00:00
Domestic violence is a societal scourge that must be constantly called out and constantly condemned.

To N.F.L. Fans, the Sport’s Troubles Vanish Between the Lines

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 00:00
Issues like domestic abuse didn’t seem to impinge on Giants fans’ eager expectation of a game against the Cardinals at MetLife Stadium.

Letters to the Editor

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Sun, 09/14/2014 - 00:00
Readers sound off on the latest headlines.

Throw the Bums Out

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Sun, 09/14/2014 - 00:00
When you enable men who beat women, you’re in danger of getting sacked.

What Were They Thinking? Ugly Video, Blind Justice

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Sun, 09/14/2014 - 00:00
What about this act of violence surprised professional football men? And what about it failed to move and anger New Jersey prosecutors?

N.F.L. Stands By Its Leader

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 00:00
Roger Goodell is very good at doing exactly what his owners want.

What the Numbers Show About N.F.L. Player Arrests

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 00:00
Overall arrests are down, but some teams have persistent problems, and domestic violence continues to be an issue.

Ray Rice Case Draws Attention to a Crime Often Obscured

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 00:00
Many thought Rice received preferential treatment by prosecutors after punching his fiancée, but in most cases, domestic assaults do not lead to jail time.

Panthers’ Greg Hardy Will Play While Appealing Domestic Violence Case

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 00:00
Hardy, a defensive end, will start in Carolina’s home opener Sunday against Detroit, with no new developments in his domestic violence case.

Ray Rice Is an Outlier: Most Domestic Abuse Suspects Play On

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 00:00
The emergence of a video this week in the Rice case raises questions about whether sports leagues should take more responsibility for domestic violence involving their athletes.

Ex-F.B.I. Leader’s Ray Rice Inquiry Poses Risk

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 00:00
An investigator tasked with sorting out the N.F.L.’s handling of the Rice case will want to be as thorough as possible and not appear in any way craven to his employer.

Upon Further Review

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 00:00
The N.F.L.’s response against Ray Rice shows that protecting another lucrative season is all it cares about.

In Ray Rice Case, N.F.L. Sees Only What It Wants to See

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 00:00
Roger Goodell, who says he knew very little about the circumstances of the Rice assault, might consider hiring a better news clipping service at the league office.

Roger Goodell Asks Former F.B.I. Director to Investigate Ray Rice Incident

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 00:00
In a letter sent to team owners and presidents, the N.F.L. commissioner reiterated that the league had not seen the graphic Rice footage.

Domestic Violence in The Times: From Civil Unrest to Spouse Abuse

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 00:00
The rise in the use of a phrase can often be connected with society’s increasing awareness of it as a problem, which is certainly the case here.

Lt. Gov. Lavon L. Heidemann of Nebraska Steps Down

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 00:00
Mr. Heidemann quit Tuesday amid domestic-abuse allegations, but his name might still be listed as a candidate in November.

N.F.L. Continues to Face Questions Over Video of Ray Rice

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 00:00
A day after the Ravens terminated Ray Rice’s contract, the league stood by its statements that it had not previously seen explicit video of Rice’s altercation with his then fiancée.

Pledging to Shield the N.F.L.’s Brand at All Costs

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 00:00
By prioritizing so-called league interests when initially punishing Ray Rice for a domestic abuse charge, N.F.L. Commissioner Roger Goodell blundered badly and ended up harming the league and its owners.

Seeing Abuse, and a Pattern Too Familiar

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 00:00
After Ray Rice’s football contract was terminated by his team on Monday, Janay Palmer Rice became a public example of the complex psychology of women abused by men.

Celebrity Gossip Website Extends Its Reach With Scoops on Stars From a Different Field

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 00:00
A remarkable string of sports scoops has highlighted the unexpected power and reach of TMZ, a gossip website that’s not even 10 years old.
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