People listen to speeches during a protest against bullfighting in Madrid on Saturday. The placard reads in Spanish: "Torture is neither art nor culture." Francisco Seco/AP hide caption toggle caption Francisco Seco/AP The Two-Way Momentum Grows Against Bullfighting In Spain, As Thousands Rally September 11, 2016 Protesters on the streets of Madrid chanted that bullfighting is "torture — not art or culture!" Supporters say it is a crucial part of Spanish culture. Fewer and fewer Spaniards support the pastime.