The issue was also discussed at the “Mañanera” conference of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on February 1
The Network of Artists and Intellectuals for the Abolition of Bullfighting, which includes figures such as the writer Elena Poniatowska and the poet Homero Aridjis, congratulated the Sinaloa Congress for taking a momentous step towards a culture of non-violence by banning bullfights. in the entity.
In an article published on the official page of the Consciousness Movement, Elideth Fernández, co-founder of the Network, welcomed the measure taken by the state Congress in this matter that remained blocked by a veto of some legal reforms by former Governor Quirino Ordaz Coppel; The issue was also discussed at the “Mañanera” conference of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on February 1.
“Likewise, they congratulate the United Commissions of Constitutional Points and Governance, Ecology and Sustainable Development, and Justice, and the Congress of the State of Sinaloa, which unanimously approved the opinion that reforms the Law for the Protection of Animals in the state. , rejecting the decree vetoed by considering the arguments formulated by the Executive of the previous administration inoperative.
The congratulations of the Network of Artists and Intellectuals for the Abolition of Bullfighting was extended to the governor Rubén Rocha Moya, the deputy Feliciano Castro Meléndrez, president of the Political Coordination Board of the local Congress and leader of the Morena parliamentary group; the morena deputies Pedro Villegas Lobo and Ambrocio Chávez Chávez, as well as the citizen organization Huellita with Causa IAP.
“A recognition is also extended to the work with high vision and that from their functions they see to build a better society, to legislators Pedro Lobo, Feliciano Castro and Ambrocio Chávez, and above all to civil society, the Consciousness Movement and the fighters tireless natives of each place”.
On January 25, the Sinaloa Congress rejected the former president’s veto and maintained the animal protection reforms approved in 2021 to prohibit, sanction, and criminalize bullfighting.
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