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Elephants should be recognized as legal persons, argues Connecticut lawsuit

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Nov 17, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Lacy Cooke) last modified Nov 16, 2017

Should elephants be viewed as legal persons in the eyes of the court? A new lawsuit filed by the Nonhuman Rights Project argues yes. They say three elephants, owned by a Connecticut zoo, should have "the fundamental right to bodily liberty" and be placed in an animal sanctuary instead. Related:





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