VegNews Daily

Bullfighting Banned in Catalonia

Spanish region of Catalonia votes to ban bullfighting.

The Spanish region of Catalonia voted Wednesday, July 28, to ban bullfighting. Animal-rights activists see this as a major victory after years of fighting to end the practice, which is considered cruel and inhumane. Catalonia is the first mainland region to ban bullfighting, and the ban will come into effect January 2012. The ban comes at a time when bullfighting is already on the decline due to loss of economic support. Catalan lawmaker Josep Rull was reported saying, “We can be proud to have demonstrated today that Catalonia has a more dignified and respectful society that believes in eliminating the torture and suffering of animals.”

 Comments

Vegan Beer and Food Festival Returns to Los Angeles

Tickets are on sale now for the the annual festival at Southern California's Rose Bowl.
Read More »

Animal Activist and Simpsons Co-Creator Dies

Passionate animal advocate, Sam Simon, passes away after giving away millions to animal organizations.
Read More »

Ringling Bros. to Eliminate Elephants from Circus

Citing growing public concern, elephants will no longer be part of the circus.
Read More »

Indian State Bans Consumption of Beef

In landmark legislation, the sale and consumption of beef has been banned in India's second largest state.
Read More »

Vegan Street Fair Comes to Los Angeles City Streets

Annual outdoor food festival takes over Hollywood streets.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »