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Stop Bullfighting Festivals in France

Stop Bullfighting Festivals in France

    1. Riley Martin
    2. Petition by

      Riley Martin

      Skowhegan, ME

"Since when was tradition cruelty? Please rethink this - cruelty has no place in this world. Thank you."

"Killing animals is NOT entertainment!"

"Burning at the stake used to be a tradition in some countries, but that doesn't make it right. Look up animal cruelty in the dictionary, and you will see a picture of these poor bulls being tortured for the fun of those sick people. Ban this!"

 

 

Ferias of Nimes festivals in France are held twice a year and last for 5 days. They centre around bullfighting (the corrida) and are held in celebration of the bull and its fighting spirit.

 

Throughout the week are paties, and bullfighting. The corrida involves various stages of weakening, angering, injuring and finally killing the bull.

Even though animal cruelty is banned in France, bullfighting (and cockfighting) are exempt because they are viewed as "tradition".

 

Tell the people of Nimes ritual animal slaughter is still animal cruelty and has no place in 21st century traditions. End the corrida in the Ferias of Nimesfestivals.

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    1. Reached 10,000 signatures
    2. 1000 more signatures

      Riley Martin
      Petition Organizer

      1000 more signatures and and email will be sent out.

    3. Reached 8,000 signatures
    4. Protest Left man in a Comma

      Riley Martin
      Petition Organizer

      After a protest against bullfighting in south-western France left a man in a coma over the weekend, The Local asks two key figures from either side of the argument whether the tradition should be protected or eradicated from French life.

      http://www.thelocal.fr/20130826/bullfighting-is-a-french-tradition---im-sick-of-the-protests

    5. Reached 7,000 signatures

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    • agnes braus SWIZERLAND, GERMANY
      • about 1 hour ago

      this is a cruel kind of entertainment, killing animals just for fun

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    • MIRIAM PEREZ MASS GUADALUPE, NUEVO LEON, MEXICO
      • about 19 hours ago

      Petición para: Everyone

      Stop Bullfighting Festivals in France

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    • Birgitt Böhm GERMANY
      • about 21 hours ago

      URGENT!!!!

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    • Sabrina Pfleger DüSELDORF, GERMANY
      • about 22 hours ago

      Stoppt diese schlimme Tierquälerei!!! Bitte!!

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    • Silvia Rest GERMANY
      • 1 day ago

      Weil es abartig ist sich bei einem derartigen Desaster zu BELUSTIGEN..... Es ist schon lange nicht mehr Zeitgemäß und sollte BESTRAFT werden..... Es ist TIERQUÄLEREI.....

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