When Human Rights Extend to Nonhumans - NY TimesQuicklink submitted by Meryl Ann Butler Permalink
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|A thoughtful and provocative article, inspired by the vote of the environment committee of the Spanish Parliament last month to grant limited rights to our closest biological relatives, the great apes. If the bill passes, torture, including in medical experiments, and arbitrary imprisonment, (including for circuses or films) would be forbidden, and it would become illegal to kill apes except in self-defense.|
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