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Bullfighting: End the senseless slaughter

Sixteen-year-old matador Jairo Miguel Sanchez Alonso gets ready to kill a bull during a bullfight in Caceres, Spain. Sixteen-year-old matador Jairo Miguel Sanchez Alonso gets ready to kill a bull during a bullfight in Caceres, Spain. (Associated Press)
February 16, 2010

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A teenaged bullfighter has won international acclaim by slaying six bulls in an afternoon. But as the growing movement to ban bullfighting even in Spain, where some consider it a part of the national culture, points out, this isn't sport -- it's carnage. (Full article: 182 words)

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