September 14, 2014

Hirono Among Female Senators Writing Angry Letter to NFL

They say Goodell’s revisions to policy regarding suspensions for domestic violence do not go far enough

This report in Roll Call says that a group of 16 female U.S. senators have written “a scathing letter” to Roger Goodell about the National Football League’s handling of violence against women.

The senators include Mazie Hirono of Hawaii.

“It is long past time for the NFL to institute a real zero-tolerance policy and send a strong message that the league will not tolerate violence against women by its players, who are role models for children across America,” the 16 senators wrote.

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By:  Chad Blair
Source: Honolulu Civil Beat