(UPDATED) Two Chimps Just Had Their Personhood Recognized by a New York Judge
Two research chimps at Stony Brook University were just granted a writ of habeas corpus. Here's what that means for chimp personhood.
Chimpanzees Don’t Have Human Rights, According to Court
Last week a Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court declared that chimpanzees are not people, legally speaking. This does not bode well for the wider and active great ape rights movement.