The Kansas City Royals had an anti-porn group give a talk to their players

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  • Representatives of Fight the New Drug, an anti-pornography organisation, spoke to members of the Kansas City Royals.
  • They gave a presentation about how porn could harm the players’ overall health and well-being.
  • This partnership began after the Royals’ general manager made comments criticising pornography in a press conference this past December.

The Kansas City Royals hosted representatives from the advocacy group Fight the New Drug this past weekend to speak about the dangers of pornography. The Royals appear to be the first organisation to form a relationship with Fight the New Drug.

“It says a lot about the organisation, that they care so much,” the organisation’s co-founder and president Clay Olsen said. “Not only do they care about how the players perform on the field, but they also care about the overall well-being of the players and how they’re doing off the field, as well.”

The organisation showed the players a presentation highlighting the negative effects of pornography, and how it can harm the players well-being.

“After this weekend’s presentation event, coaches met together and game-planned implementation strategies, going over the data we shared and packaging it in a way that will tangibly help players,” the organisation said in its release.

Fight the New Drug first got involved with the Kansas City Royals after the club’s general manager, Dayton Moore, made comments criticising pornography in a press conference in December.

“We talk about pornography, and the effects of what that does to the minds of players and the distractions, and how that leads to abuse of – domestic abuse – to abuse of women. How it impacts relationships,” Moore said.

Fight the New Drug, for its part, is pleased with how the experience went, and aims to continue working with the Royals in the future.

“This isn’t a one-and-done deal,” Olsen said. “This is something this organisation will be addressing in time to come. In addition to many other health focuses and training aspects, this will be one of their focuses that they cover with the players.”

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