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June 24, 2018
Nebraska News
Nebraska News
Mexican rodeo hearing today
(2008-02-13)
Armando Pliego and his horse Jenny, or J-Lo. Pliego is fighting to preserve certain Mexican rodeo events that have been labled cruel to animals. PHOTO BY AVISHAY ARTSY
(NET Radio) - A bill before the state Legislature would ban Mexican rodeos, or charreadas, (char-ee-AH-das) from holding three activities in Nebraska. Animal rights activists say the events are cruel to animals. Supporters say the rodeos are being targeted because of their Mexican heritage. © Copyright 2018, NET Radio