New York Court: Chimpanzees are not entitled to human rights

In a smashing blow to animal rights groups a New York State appellate court handed down a decision Thursday stating that chimpanzees do not have legal personhood and, therefore, are not entitled to constitutional protections. The panel of three judges ruled unanimously that the chimp’s owner is not obligated to release the animal in which… Read More New York Court: Chimpanzees are not entitled to human rights