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Why Cow-Loving India Wants to Keep Bullfighting


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Does defending cultural traditions still justify animal cruelty?



   

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Animae C (508)
Tuesday February 2, 2016, 3:53 pm
NO!!!
 

Walter F (128)
Tuesday February 2, 2016, 4:51 pm
Let's hop[e the ban stays in place. You don'r abuse an animal you're supposed to revere.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 2, 2016, 11:36 pm
NOOOOOOOOOOO!! THANKS CAL
 

Arild Warud (174)
Wednesday February 3, 2016, 2:41 am
TY Cal.
 

Stella G (403)
Wednesday February 3, 2016, 6:51 am
Semplicemente assurdo. Non rimuovere il divieto!! Grazie Cal.
 

Lona G (66)
Wednesday February 3, 2016, 7:10 am
I can't see how people on the one hand revere their bulls and on the other hand torture them to run in a frenzy into a crowd. It seems that at least for a short while worship goes out the window to make place for the frenzy of the participants, a good reason to order a stay to keep the ban on these bull runs in place.
 

Harry K (0)
Wednesday February 3, 2016, 7:49 am
I think it is called "hypocrisy".
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 3, 2016, 10:25 am
Noted! Thanks Cal!
 

Malgorzata Z (202)
Wednesday February 3, 2016, 12:46 pm
dzięki
 

Janet B (0)
Wednesday February 3, 2016, 12:49 pm
Thanks
 

Jeannet Bertelink (74)
Wednesday February 3, 2016, 12:56 pm
Noted, ty
 

Hent catalina - maria (95)
Wednesday February 3, 2016, 1:38 pm
Thanks
 

Birgit W (160)
Wednesday February 3, 2016, 1:45 pm
Makes no sense. Thank you.
 

sandy Gardner (55)
Wednesday February 3, 2016, 2:22 pm
Please India...no cow killing no matter what the animals sex is.
 

Kate K (215)
Wednesday February 3, 2016, 2:27 pm
It is not only brutal and cruel but a stupid way of thinking. Call me culturally insensitive but animals do quite fine without the intrusion of people. Animals should never have to suffer for the ridiculous notions of humans, for entertainment or any other "reasons" they come up with.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 3, 2016, 8:41 pm
No festival or tradition can ever justify animal cruelty. And India is really no longer a cow loving nation either+hasn't ben 4 many many years. Cows are slaughtered there by the millions of year+most of the worlds leather comes from there too.
 

Dianne D (490)
Wednesday February 3, 2016, 9:39 pm
Makes no sense. The ban must stay in place. You can see the soul of a human or a country by the way they treat an animal.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 3, 2016, 10:05 pm
Cruelty to an animal is never justified for any reason.
 

Leslene Dunn (84)
Wednesday February 3, 2016, 10:31 pm
Noted - I can't even comment!
 

Margie FOURIE (148)
Wednesday February 3, 2016, 11:30 pm
I don't like bullfighting in any country, but in a country where the cow is sacred, that is the pits.
 

SylvieBusy A (190)
Thursday February 4, 2016, 3:13 am
Cruelty to an animal does not be a tradition. Never !
Thank you for sharing, Cal.
 

Ruth C (87)
Thursday February 4, 2016, 4:57 am
Some people are just full of S**T!
 

Martija M (25)
Thursday February 4, 2016, 8:38 am
thank you Cal
 

Elisabeth H (85)
Thursday February 4, 2016, 11:13 pm
boted, ty
 

Elisabeth H (85)
Thursday February 4, 2016, 11:13 pm
sorry shld say noted
 

ANA MARIJA R (200)
Wednesday February 10, 2016, 9:54 am
Another enlightening cultural tradition !##$$&/()=??*
shared/noted...
Thank you, Cal.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 10, 2016, 1:04 pm
Inhumane humans are everywhere. Seemingly endless battle. Noted with thanks Cal.
 
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