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Giving Chimpanzees "Fundamental Rights to Bodily Liberty"
December 6, 2013 (Wesley J. Smith) - I have been receiving media calls and emails about the wholly expected lawsuits by the Non Human Rights Project to obtain writs of habeas corpus for chimpanzees. From the US News and World Report story:
"The lawsuit states that chimps are entitled to a 'fundamental right to bodily liberty,' which Wise told Reuters is the basic right to be left alone and not held for entertainment or research. The lawsuit was filed at 'the earliest point at which we have some reasonable chance at winning,' said Wise, a well-known animal rights ..." (continue)