SPANISH state television has banned broadcasting bullfighting because it is ‘too violent for children.’

In an unprecedented move RTVE said the fights conflict with their policy on showing ‘violence with animals’ at peak viewing times.

Ironically the broadcaster launched 51 years-ago with a live bullfight but since 2007 dropped all live fights, only showing censored, pre-recorded material.

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  1. I think bullfighting is worng and should be illegal throughout the world. It is hurting the bulls and it is also sometimes killing them. AND JUST TO GET THE MESSAGE OUT, FOR THOUGHS OF YOU WHO THINK DOG FIGHTING IS LEGAL THAN YOUR WRONG. IT IS ABUSE AND ANIMALS ARE LIVING THINGS TO AND HUMANS AREN’T THE ONLY LIVING THING ON EARTH SOOOO TREAT THEM LIKE FAMILY NOT LIKE A PIECE OF CRAP!!!! IT KILLS THEM AND FOR THOUGHS OF YOU WHO HAVE A DOG FIGHTING WEBSITE, I AM A MEMBER OF THE ASPCA AND I CAN REPORT ANIMAL CRUELTY RIGHT AWAY. JUST TO WARN YOU!!!!!! IF YOU AGREE WITH ME PLEASE REPLY.