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Female senators urge NFL to adopt zero-tolerance abuse policy
Female senators urge NFL to adopt zero-tolerance abuse policy

A group of 16 senators wrote to the NFL Thursday, asking the league to create a zero-tolerance policy for domestic violence after a video was released of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his now-wife. "We were shocked and disgusted by the images we saw this week of one of your players violently assaulting his now-wife and knocking her unconscious, and at new reports that the NFL may have received this video months ago. Tragically, this is not the only case of an NFL player allegedly assaulting a woman even within the last year," the senators wrote. "We are deeply concerned that the NFL's new policy, announced last month, would allow a player to commit a...

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