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French lawmakers move to ban bullfighting

...About a hundred bullfights take place in over 70 cities mainly in southern France every year, killing around a thousand bulls...

9 June 2010

Two French parliamentarians said Wednesday they had presented a bill to ban cock and bullfighting, which are widely criticized as barbaric.

Lawmaker Muriel Marland-Militello of French President Nicolas Sarkozy's majority UMP party and Genevieve Gaillard of the opposition Socialist Party told a news conference that banning bullfighting was a question of France's honor....

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