Of Terrorism and Steroids

Jon E. Dougherty, a veteran reporter, author, and founder and editor-in-chief of Voices Magazine presents his views on the new Congressional priority of investigating and legislating against the use of performance-enhancing substances when far more pressing concerns are put on the back burner. “It may have been unfair for Mark McGwire and Barry Bonds to have taken drugs so they could hit more home runs,” he acknowledges. “But even a cursory read of the Constitution Washington, Jefferson, Franklin, Hancock and others fought, bled and died for grants the federal government zero authority to regulate professional sports organizations. … The Clean Sports Act, proposed by Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Rep. Tom Davis, R-Va., seeks to insert the federal government into still another aspect of American life where it does not belong.” Read the essay by clicking here.