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Should Addison Russell be banned from baseball forever?

When Addison Russell's wife filed for divorce claiming abuse, some didn't believe her. Now, she released details of the years of alleged abuse she suffered while married to the Chicago Cubs' star. Since the release of these disturbing accounts, many are demanding Russell immediately be suspended indefinitely. Others are calling for due process before any judgment needs to be passed. What do you think? ⚾

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Here is an excerpt from Melisa Russell's account of the abuse she allegedly suffered the past few years. (Warning: some of the details may be triggering)

Emotional/verbal abuse started way before I even realized, eventually it started to be an everyday thing. Being blamed for just about anything that went wrong, name calling, intimidating me with personal force, manipulating me to think I was the problem, destroying my personal things, threatening me to “send” me & our son home to my parents as if I was privileged to be living in our home. Basically, I felt like I was nothing, a nobody & I was nothing without him, & I couldn’t do anything without him.
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When Russell was accused of abuse in 2017, MLB "investigated" the allegations and came up with nothing. Melisa Russell has now bravely come out with details of what she went through. If the league doesn't take action now, all of its talk of supporting women would be hypocritical. A new investigation needs to be open, and Addison Russell needs to be out of the league for what he's done.

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No one is saying Addison Russell doesn't need to face retribution. Due process definitely needs to take place beforehand. No one deserves to be punished without the facts being established and the truth coming out. Russell is a human that deserves that at least.

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Should Addison Russell be banned from baseball forever?
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