capstonepres-notes - Slide 2 OPPONENTS The highest...

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Slide 2: OPPONENTS: - The highest authoritative opinion that weighs in is the body of Congress. Congress has held several hearings dealing with indictments and perjury cases with professional athletes. Elijah Cummings will be the face of the congressional assembly. Cummings was the co-sponsor that developed the standards for drug testing in professional sports. He is a senior member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and the Co-Founder and Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Drug Policy. - Don Hooten , father of Taylor Hooten who committed suicide allegedly due to depression linked to steroids. NY Times, CBS 60 Minutes, 48 Hours, Fox News Network, - Major league baseball PROPONENTS: Chris Bell, Director of the steroid probing documentary “Bigger, Stronger, Faster” Sidney Gendin , professor of Philosophy of Law, at Eastern Michigan University, as well as published author in countless prominent philosophical journals and books, is another advocate of allowing the supplements Barrett is a famous author of books over prominent business and political figures, and also known for being senior editor and investigative reporter for both USA Today and Village Voice. OPPONENTS ISSUES: DON HOOTEN-  Don recalls Taylor in the time of steroid use to have gained 30 pounds and be experiencing mood swings such as “periods of extreme anger- to periods of depression” DEA that “these affects can last for a year or more after the abuser stops taking the drugs” Hooten says steroids are addictive which is evidenced by their continuing to take steroids in spite of physical problems, negative effects on social relations, or nervousness and irritability ELIJAH CUMMINGS- believes “the integrity of our professional sports and, more importantly, the health and safety of our nation’s youth, who, for better or for worse, see professional athletes as role models”
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MLB- commissioner Selig is concerned that this “problem” (as he calls it) will affect the way fans view the sport. He believes that “players care deeply about how fans of the game perceive it” (Selig) and this reasoning is why he feels the Players Association, as well as all 30 Baseball Clubs in the MLB were willing to agree with it. PROPONENTS ISSUES: stressed stressed stressed education
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