UK travel companies say no to Spain’s Running of the Bulls

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London – After receiving a letter from PETA about the cruelty of bullfighting, travel companies Thomas Cook and Brittany Ferries joined the list of British companies that have implemented policies against promoting the Running of the Bulls or bullfighting. In the letters, PETA pointed out that following the run – during which many bulls and spectators are injured – the animals are tormented and killed in bullfights. This year, several people were seriously hurt in Pamplona and a 16-year-old boy was gored to death during a bull run in northern Spain.

“In this day and age, it’s appalling that sensitive animals are still being tormented and killed in front of a screaming crowd”, says PETA campaign coordinator Kirsty Henderson. “We are delighted that a growing number of UK travel companies are taking the high road by refusing to support the cruel Running of the Bulls and bullfights.”

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Inking the Animal Bill of Rights

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Deprived of legal protection, animals are defenseless against exploitation and abuse by humans. Through the Animal Bill of Rights, the Animal Legal Defense Fund is working to show Congress a groundswell of support for legislation that protects animals and recognizes that, like all sentient beings, animals are entitled to basic legal rights in our society.

More than a quarter-million Americans have already signed the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Animal Bill of Rights. Sign on your support and speak out to your lawmakers today!

Sign the Animal Bill of Rights!

I, the undersigned American citizen, believe that animals, like all sentient beings, are entitled to basic legal rights in our society. Deprived of legal protection, animals are defenseless against exploitation and abuse by humans. As no such rights now exist, I urge you to pass legislation in support of the following basic rights for animals:

The Right of animals to be…

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