The staff of the S.C. Center for Fathers and Families, an ADCO client, were in the middle of a staff meeting when a reporter from WIS-TV, Mike Desumma, stuck his head in the door looking for someone to interview about Ray Rice and domestic violence.
Richard Barr, director of community development and programming, got elected, and above you can see the result. In case you have trouble with the audio, here’s what he had to say:
Recently, an appeals court ruled that Rice can return to professional football and sign with any team of his choice. Some clearly feel if Rice wasn’t a professional athlete, things would have turned out much differently.
“The bottom line is a lot of people, especially if it were to happen at that high level of visibility, would have ‘been locked away and thrown away the key,'” said Richard Barr of the SC Center for Fathers and Families….
The Center appreciates WIS thinking of it, as Fathers and Families deals every day with men who lack Mr. Rice’s resources…