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USA: Responsibility of pro football leagues, teams & other employers in domestic violence cases

Following a February 2014 incident in which Ray Rice, a professional football player for the Baltimore Ravens, was arrested for assaulting his fiancée at the time, many advocates for women's rights and against domestic violence, including the National Organization for Women, considered the responses by the Baltimore Ravens and the National Football League (NFL) to be inadequate.  NFL teams, corporate sponsors and others subsequently reconsidered companies' responsibilities to victims of domestic violence.

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