Animal Rights

New York Court Says Chimps Aren’t People, But It’s Not Happy About It

New York Court Says Chimps Aren’t People, But It’s Not Happy About It

The five year long struggle to free a pair of captive chimps in the state of New York has finally come to an end. Yesterday, New York’s highest court denied an appeal by the Nonhuman Rights Project, but the judges were clearly unsatisfied with their own ruling, pointing out deficiencies…