How we enable men who beat women

Reader’s request: White Ribbon Day In 2006, the Philadelphia Phillies baseball team was on a road trip to Boston when pitcher Brett Myers was arrested on domestic violence charges. There were witnesses who saw Myers hit his wife in the face. But Myers was chosen to play just one day later because, as the team’s…

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Of mice and men

Last year, American footballer Greg Hardy assaulted his girlfriend. Nicole Holder told police he threw her in a bathtub, pulled her out by her hair, dragged her into the bedroom, choked her with both hands and threw her on a couch covered with guns and rifles. As if his actions didn’t speak loud enough, he…

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