The “Great California Bull Run” has officially been cancelled! The Los Angeles County Fire Department refused to grant a permit for the event, citing violations of public safety standards.
This is part of a larger series of events, with two previous Great Bull Runs in California being cancelled before hand. The cruelty and riskiness of these events lead to a lawsuit by PETA and the Animal Legal Defense Fund against the Great Bull Run and the Lone Star Rodeo Company in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. The lawsuit is aimed at ending bull runs in California and is the first case to be filed to stop these events.
These events are violations California’s anti-cruelty and Unfair Competition laws as the organizers of the events send over 30 panicking bulls, each of them weighing in at almost a ton, down a narrow track. The bulls can run up to 35…
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