In an effort to curb and, ideally, to eliminate domestic violence, two former Cowboys and a current one appeared at a Saturday rally in Dallas.
“It’s amazing that we even need to have this rally, but the momentum needs to take shape,” Hall of Fame quarterback Roger Staubach told the crowd, via ESPN.com.
Also appearing were Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith and current Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant. Arrested last year for allegedly hitting his mother, Bryant apologized for his role in that altercation.
“You can call a man who hits a woman a lot of things, but you can’t call him a man,” Dallas mayor Mike Rawlings said.
Unfortunately, too many men can’t be called men. One of every two women in the U.S. will be struck at some point in their lifetimes.
So, guys, let’s always show the proper respect for the women in our lives. And let’s hope those who don’t face the consequences.