UltraViolet wants to

Tell CoverGirl, Nike, Microsoft, and sponsors: Drop the NFL

The NFL won't get serious about domestic violence until its executives feel the pressure from sponsors.

Campaign closed

The NFL's domestic violence problem just keeps getting worse and worse. On Tuesday, news broke that the NFL might actually let Ray Rice back on the field. You read that right--despite brutally assaulting his then-fiancee, Ray Rice might be allowed to play again.  But we have a chance to force the NFL to do the right thing. Corporate sponsors like McDonald's and Anheuser-Busch are publicly…

Read more about the petition

The NFL Commissioner, Roger Goodell, has been caught in a despicable and disgusting lie and he must resign. He insisted that the NFL had asked for the hotel surveillance video of the horrific and brutal assault of Janay Rice, but had never seen it. However, news just broke that the law enforcement officials sent the NFL the video in April--and the NFL even acknowledged receiving it--a NFL…

Read more about the petition

Domestic violence is a serious crime, and abusers have no place in the NFL. Tell the NFL to change their policies so that violent offenders receive suspensions that reflect the severity of the crime. In February, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punched his then-fiancee, knocking her out cold. Video caught him dragging her unconscious body out of an elevator at a casino hotel. On July 24,…

Read more about the petition

About the campaign

2 Updates

Campaign Leader

  • UltraViolet
    155 supporters

    Equality at a higher frequency! We are an online community of women and men fighting sexism and…Read More

8,433 Campaign Supporters

13 Campaigners

Why this matters

UltraViolet
UltraViolet Campaign leader

Even The Daily Show thinks the NFL needs to take domestic violence seriously. Click below to watch the Daily Show segment!

A League of Condone

>> Jon: WELCOME BACK. WELCOME BACK TO THE SHOW. SO WHAT DID YOU GET YOURSIGNIFICANT OTHER ON VALENTINE'S DAY? CAN YOU REMEMBER BACK THEN? FEBRUARY 14th. MIGHT NOT HAVE BEEN MUCH. CHANCES ARE IT'S BETTER THANWHAT RAY RICE GOT HIS FIANCEE. >> RAY RICE IS CHARGED WITHASSAULT AFTER AN…Read More
UltraViolet
UltraViolet Campaign leader

We need the NFL to do more than consider stiffer penalties. It's time for actual change. Sign our petition to send them the message loud…Read More

NFL considering tougher penalties for future domestic violence cases, including possible one-year ban

Washington Post
The NFL is considering toughening its penalties for players who commit acts of domestic violence, including a potential one-year ban for a second offense, according to multiple people familiar with the league’s recent deliberations. The prospective new policy, if it is implemented, could establish guidelines for a suspension of four to six games…Read More
See more