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Should Bullfighting be Banned?
Bullfighting provides jobs.
Bullfighting employs more than 10,000 people across Spain, if it were banned, they all would be without work (
Larene Read, p.12
To offset job losses, the government – or the European Union – could offer the newly-unemployed subsidies.
A significant portion of those jobs are in raising cattle, managing events or selling food and/or merchandise. All of those employed in these roles could very easily remain in the agriculture, entertainment or goods and services industry in similar or functionally identical roles.
Losing jobs would help Spain create more businesses
and be more creative with their tourist attractions.
Change, even the loss of jobs, are not sufficient reason to discontinue an unethical practice.