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Of Mice and Men

On December 4th, 2014, a New York court unanimously ruled that a chimpanzee is not entitled to legal personhood. This was a disappointing but not surprising loss for the Nonhuman Rights Project (NhrP). They were representing on behalf of Tommy the chimpanzee. Tommy is held in capitivity by his owner Patrick Lavery in New York, and The NhRP wants […]