13 Seton Hall J. Sport L. 297 (2003)
Should the International Olympic Committee Be Policing Motherhood - Constitutional Implications of Regulating Pregnancy and the Abortion-Doping Scheme under Domestic Law

handle is hein.journals/shjsl13 and id is 303 raw text is: SHOULD THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE BE POLICING
MOTHERHOOD? CONSTITUTIONAL IMPLICATIONS OF REGULATING
PREGNANCY AND THE ABORTION-DOPING SCHEME UNDER DOMESTIC
LAW
I.  INTRODUCTION  ............................................................................... 297
II. A GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO THE PRACTICE OF DOPING IN THE
O LYM PICS ....................................................................................... 299
III. GET PREGNANT, GET AN ABORTION, COMPETE: THE ABORTION-
D OPING  SCHEM E  ............................................................................. 301
IV. PRELIMINARY STANDARDS AND THE STATE ACTOR THEORY .......... 303
V. DoMESTIC PRACTICAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL CONCERNS
REGARDING ATTEMPTED REGULATION OF PREGNANCY /
ABORTION-DOPING SCHEME BY THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC
COM M Ir EE  .................................................................................... 306
A. Regulating Pregnancy: A Woman's Right to Procreate ......... 307
B. Regulating Abortion: A Woman's Right to Privacy and
A utonom y  ............................................................................... 310
C. Additional Problems With Implementing Anti-Abortion
Blood  Doping  Regulation ....................................................... 314
V I.  CONCLUSION  .................................................................................. 318
I. INTRODUCTION
Female athletes are cheating the system with a scheme that may be
impossible to regulate. While anti-doping codes are growing in size and
complexity, they have yet to address what is referred to as the abortion-
doping scheme. As nature would have it, the miraculous act of childbirth
is the most difficult to regulate.
The abortion-doping scheme has not garnered much attention in North
America. Most known offenders reside in Eastern Europe and Asia,
however, their actions are not inconsequential to American sport. The
media has flooded us with images and stories of recent scandals and

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