Go Outside. Should performance-enhancing drugs be legalized? Our experts debate. YES In theory, banning doping prevents athletes from taking unfair shortcuts and keeps sports on a level playing field. NO Americans love high performance and we love technology.
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All we care about is the action. Why is it illegal? You grow crops and your annual income, and survival, relies on the amount of quality crops you can produce. The same is true in athletics. These guys are pro athletes. Because of health risks? These guys make millions of dollars for a reason: to do their job in the best possible way. Their bodies are machines, finely tuned to perform at the highest level. Why dis-allow them from using the best premium gasoline?
How come it matters for home runs? Never have, and probably never will. Of course I did.
Now have who heard what is going on around the news. Wow Barry Bonds broke the home run record but no team wants him and no person except for a select few like him because he cheated, or as some people say took steroids. The right to bear arms has nothing to do with this so it is irrelevant. Now to move on to my points: 1 Multiple kids around the world are getting the wrong message from people such as Barry Bonds by taking steroids to do better in their sports.
They not only end up getting caught, suspended and then they lose any respect they had for cheating. Also research shows that "Regarding the ease by which one can obtain steroids, The important part is the life threatening which means that players are risking their lives just to get better at their sport. Thank you, Report this Argument. Pro see the thing is most of this is about ur opinion idc about ur opinion. Report this Argument Con First it is not my opinion it is half the people in the world's opinion that just happens to match my opinion.
Second I was also talking about steroids in baseball for I was mentioning Barry Bonds and using examples of kids getting wrong messages. Now to more of my points: Steroids ruin the game by giving players a much bigger advantage over other who haven't taken steroids. We already know which people will hit home runs every time and which will strike out. Also since there is a 5 strike rule people are taking steroids multiple times.
It also makes the game much worse when your rooting for your team and you figure out that your favorite player was taking steroids and was cheating all along. Thank you for the prompt reply, Report this Argument. That makes it worse by allowing even kids to use it.
Anyways people have better moral values then by cheating to be better at a sport. If everyone used it what would be the sense of playing a ft stadium there would be hoemruns every at bat. Also does Martin Luther King claim to be a role model? Hillary Clinton? People's parents? No but they become one just like Barry Bonds. Also if parents have a problem half of them can't control their kids. Kids take steroids in secret and you think parents can just control them?
Steroids is the one bringing baseball down, they ruin the game, break kids dreams, ruin rolemodels, encourage cheating and they just make baseball look bad. I have rebutted all your points and made strong points on my own and that's why the con side has won this debate.
Thank you for your time and for hosting this debate, Hope to debate you again some other time, Report this Argument. For sports fans, there is nothing more disappointing than to have a favorite player out for an extended amount of time with an injury. With the use of steroids, recovery time could be significantly reduced. Sports fans live for the best competing against the best. With steroids, that competition would only be amplified. If there is any doubt of this, you only need to take a look at what is considered the most famous race ever: the Olympic m final.
The race is still talked about and dissected today. According to the documentary, out of eight runners, only two have never been linked to any performance enhancing drugs. There would also be new opportunities for endorsements. Forget Gatorade, move over Nike, say hello to syringes and personalized anabolic steroids. But more importantly, we can all be rid of the guessing game as to which stars are or are not on the juice and the endless cycle of news featuring a new player who is being questioned about steroids.
It would also allow Congress to finally stop the interrogation of baseball players Spanish Inquisition-style and have them concentrate on more important matters. If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.
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