Bullfighting in Spain – Barcelona declares itself officially against corridas

“Barcelona City Council took a historic vote today when it officially declared the Catalonian capital an anti-bullfight city; by 21 votes to 15, with two abstentions. This follows an announcement by the city’s Deputy Mayor, Jordi Portabella, two weeks ago, when he declared his opposition to bullfighting in front of hundreds of protesters, saying, “Barcelona must act like a capital and be a pioneer in the abolition of bullfighting.”” Full story here.