Con to the question "Should Performance Enhancing Drugs (Such as Steroids) Be Accepted in Sports?"
"1. The intentional use of performance enhancement is unfair, and therefore morally and ethically indefensible.
2. The use of any substance for the purpose of enhancing sports performance, the composition and quality of which are not under federal regulation, may pose a significant health risk to a young person.
3. The use and promotion of performance-enhancing substances tends to devalue the principles of a balanced diet, good coaching and sound physical training."
"AAP Condemns Use of Performance-Enhancing Substances," www.aap.org, Apr. 4, 2005
Organizations/VIPs/Others Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
"The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) was founded in June 1930 by 35 pediatricians who met in Detroit in response to the need for an independent pediatric forum to address children's needs. When the AAP was established, the idea that children have special developmental and health needs was a new one. [...]
The AAP's activities and programs are funded through a wide variety of sources including membership dues, revenues from continuing medical education activities and publications, and unrestricted support from individuals, foundations, corporations, and government agencies."