A River in New Zealand Now Has the Same Rights as a Living Human Being
The court ruled in favor of the local Whanganui tribe, which has been fighting for the country to recognize the river as its ancestor for over 100 years.
A Lawyer Makes the Case That Chimpanzees Should Be Legal People
Attorney Steven Wise of the Nonhuman Rights Project is making the case that an animal sharing 94 percent of our DNA should enjoy the same legal protections that we do.
South Carolina Bill Wants to Apply 'Stand Your Ground' Law to Fetuses
A proposed law in South Carolina would effectively grant full constitutional rights to unborn fetuses from the moment of conception.