Tag Archives: Animal Rights

Sandra the Orangutan

A court in Argentina has declared an orangutan a non-human person! I’m really happy to hear this.  I’ve thought for a while that there ought to exist some sort of “socius” status for creatures who don’t fit into human society … Continue reading

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I think that we would benefit from having a distinct legal category between man and animals.  A chimpanzee has no more legal rights than a cow, despite the great distance between them with regard to sentience. Just as the Romans … Continue reading

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