Baltimore Restaurants Disown Ray Rice...With Beer and Pizza

In light of the recent leaked video of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice violently attacking his fiancée, a Baltimore restaurant is trading on the outrage (and sportswear) of its customers, offering free pizza to anyone willing to turn over their Ray Rice jerseys. What they're doing with them, however, is best left hinted at.

"Dear Lovers of Women, Not Hitting Women, Non Violence and Just Generally Being a Good Person, come trade your Ray Rice Ravens Jersey in for a free pizza at Hersh's," the restaurant, Hersh's Pizza, wrote on its Facebook page. "These jerseys will save us money on toilet paper this week."
For each jersey they receive, the restaurant has pledged to donate $2.70 to House of Ruth, Maryland, a nonprofit organization dedicated to combating violence against women.

Hersh's isn't the only Baltimore restaurant to publicly disown Rice. Next door, No Idea Tavern is offering a perk of its own: "Obviously, everything was very shocking for Ravens fans," manager Alex Belush told USA Today. "We just wanted to find a way to bring Ravens Nation together, to take a stand against domestic violence."

The bar has also agreed to donate $2.70 for every jersey. Whether you think these restaurants are capitalizing on domestic violence or trying to take an honest stand, they're still sacrificing their bottom line to donate to a worthy cause. Just make sure you bring your own toilet paper.
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