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Ray Rice elevator video sparks talks of domestic violence

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OWINGS MILLS, MD - MAY 23: Janay Rice, the wife of running back Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens (not pictured) looks on during a news conference at the Ravens training center on May 23, 2014 in Owings Mills, Maryland. Rice spoke publicly for the first time since facing felony assault charges stemming from a February incident involving Janay at an Atlantic City casino.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
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OWINGS MILLS, MD - MAY 23: Janay Rice, the wife of running back Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens (not pictured) looks on during a news conference at the Ravens training center on May 23, 2014 in Owings Mills, Maryland. Rice spoke publicly for the first time since facing felony assault charges stemming from a February incident involving Janay at an Atlantic City casino. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

On Monday morning, TMZ released a video showing former NFL player Ray Rice knocking his then-fiancé unconscious in an elevator.

On Monday morning, TMZ released a recording showing former NFL player Ray Rice knocking his then-fiancé unconscious in an elevator. Since the video emerged, the Baltimore Ravens have released Rice, the NFL has indefinitely suspended him, Nike has dropped their endorsement deal with him, and many have taken to Twitter to either defend or attack his now-wife Janay Rice.

Related: Baltimore Ravens cut Ray Rice after domestic violence video

The video also prompted writer Beverly Gooden to start a conversation on Twitter hashtagged #WhyIStayed, which aims to give people an insight into why women stay in abuse relationships. The hashtag #WhyILeft also came out of the conversation. 

Terry O'Neill, president of the National Organization for Women, joins the show to talk more about domestic abuse raised by this case. O'Neill says the NFL has a "woman problem," in the way it handles cases of violence, harassment and objectification.  

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