New York Judge to Decide Whether Chimps are Persons

An attorney with a non-human rights organization is speaking on behalf of a chimp named Tommy who currently lives in a cage in New York. Attorney Steven Wise argues that the chimp should be moved from “solitary confinement” into an environment that most resembles his natural habitat and where he can play with other chimps. After all, chimps are people too, he argues. From the Associated Press: Attorney Steven Wise argued before a five-member mid-level appeals court Wednesday on behalf of Tommy, Read more […]