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Video: Chimps have feelings and thoughts. They should also have rights

Chimpanzees are people too, you know. Ok, not exactly. But lawyer Steven Wise has spent the last 30 years working to change these animals’ status from “things” to “persons.”

May 29, 2021 · 2 Comments

Paige M. Tomaselli: You have a Constitutional Right to Record and Report Illegal Activity at Factory Farms

Ag-gag laws have become an increasingly prevalent way for factory farms and slaughterhouses to hide unsafe, inhumane animal treatment practices. But on August 5, a federal judge declared that Idaho‚Äôs … Continue reading

August 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

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