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From EarthTimes Feb 4:

Controversy rages over bullfighting in Spain

Madrid – Controversy was raging in Spain on Thursday over the viability of the country’s bullfighting tradition. The Madrid regional government announced it was planning to declare bullfights a part of the region’s cultural heritage, while a parliamentary commission of the north-eastern region of Catalonia was debating a bullfighting ban.

Bullfights had a special cultural relevance for Spain, Madrid regional vice-premier Ignacio Gonzalez said, criticizing those who had described the spectacle as animal torture.

An environmental commission of the Catalan regional parliament was meanwhile debating a bullfighting ban which won preliminary approval from the regional parliament in late 2009…

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