Bullfighting Resumes in Baja California Amid Calls for Ban

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Spanish bullfighter Oliva Soto performs at 'Las Ventas' bullring on May 6, 2012 in Madrid, Spain. (Credit: Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)

Spanish bullfighter Oliva Soto performs at ‘Las Ventas’ bullring on May 6, 2012 in Madrid, Spain. (Credit: Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)

Just before 4 p.m. Sunday, with sunshine filling the stadium and a gentle breeze wafting off the Pacific Ocean just a few hundred yards away, the chant begins.

“To-ro! To-ro! To-ro!” They are calling for the bull.

It has been months since the last bullfight, which many believe should have been the last bullfight ever. Just three days before, Baja California’s congress — its state legislature — postponed a vote that would have banned bullfighting in the Mexican state and forced the cancellation of this spectacle.

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