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Should Bullfighting be Banned?
Injuries and deaths are not an integral part of bullfighting and its competitiveness, but unfortunate accidents, similar to injuries in any other sport.
Around the world, more than 100 soccer players have
while playing or shortly after since 1984. Therefore, applying the same logic, soccer should equally be banned.
These cases are very infrequent in bullfights.
In 2013, there were at least
47 injuries in 661 bullfights
. This amounts to an injury in 7% of the fights.
No sport ends with the deliberate death of one unwilling participant.