Bullfighting foes receive national honors even as Tamil Nadu state government drops charges against 26,450 bullfighting defenders & heads of both major national parties support bullfights CHENNAI, Tamil Nadu, India––Jallikattu, the Tamil Nadu form of bullfighting in which mobs abuse the bulls as they run through the streets during harvest festivals, on February 20, […]
What if the U.S. Supreme Court ruled rodeo unconstitutional?
It happened in India! NEW DELHI, India––Imagine the U.S. Supreme Court resoundingly rebuking the Donald Trump presidential administration by holding rodeo to be unconstitutional, regardless of how culturally entrenched it is among “red state voters,” his support base. Difficult though it may be to imagine newly appointed U.S. attorney general Jeff Sessions moving under […]
Showdown at the Indian-style bullfighting corral
Animal Welfare Board faces off against the BJP government CHENNAI, NEW DELHI––The elected government of India and the appointed but constitutionally empowered Animal Welfare Board of India appear to be headed toward a showdown before the Indian Supreme Court––a showdown which precedent indicates the Animal Welfare Board would win. In the interim, however, challenging […]