--So, a video is released of Ray Rice punching his fiancee, Janay Rice. And not just punching her, but punching her so hard that she is knocked unconscious. It is disturbing to say the least.
--Rice has been cut from his NFL team, the Ravens, and suspended indefinitely from the NFL.
--Why did Janay go on to marry Ray after this incident?
--If the video hadn't been released, Rice would've gotten off with few consequences.
--How many other pro-sports players have gotten away with this and more because their acts weren't caught on tape?
Domestic Violence Stats:
--1 in 4 women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime.
--An estimated 1.3 million women are victims of physical assault by an intimate partner each year.
--85% of domestic violence victims are women
--Historically, females have most often been victimized by someone they knew
--Females who are 20-24 years of age are at the greatest risk of nonfatal intimate partner violence
--Most cases of domestic violence are never reported to the police