As of 2016, bullfighting is indeed still legal in Spain.
This was the year of a major court ruling on the legal status of bullfighting in Spain, which resulted in overturning the bans on the practice that had been in place in Catalunya and other places in the country.
So, as it stands, the sport is fully legal in Spain.
But what about other countries? Where is bullfighting still legal?
What changes have been made to bullfighting to skirt around animal cruelty laws in other countries?
And why is bullfighting still legal anywhere, given the large number of people who see it as a brutal blood sport?
Read on for the answers to these and more questions.