Sadly, this problem of steroid use is not isolated to baseball.
Baseball has long been a national pastime that many Americans have cherished.
Despite reforms in steroid control, serious problems still occur in and out of baseball.
Football, basketball, and the Olympic sports all have their problems with banned substances.
These days the temptation to use steroids in sports has become too great for many young athletes.
Congress first took action against steroids by passing The Anabolic Steroids Control Act of 1990.
Several professional athletes have wrongly taught many young Americans by example that the only way to succeed in sports is to take steroids.
There are over 500,000 registered sex offenders across the country, and statistics have shown that the recidivism rate for those criminals is high.
For too long, opponents of the PATRIOT Act have transformed this law into a grossly distorted caricature that bears no relation to the legislation itself.
Terrorists continue to exploit divisions between law enforcement and the intelligence communities that limit the sharing of vital counterterrorism information.