Police Officers Suspended After Viciously Cutting Dog’s Throat

Police Officers Suspended After Viciously Cutting Dog’s Throat

Police officers in Baltimore have been suspended after viciously cutting the throat of a dog that was already contained. Sarah Gossard, the seven-year-old Shar-Pei’s owner, said after she let the family pet out in her backyard Saturday morning, the dog slipped through a gate Sarah did not know had been left open. The Shar-Pei whose […]

Chimpanzees Deserve Legal Personhood Under New Lawsuit

Chimpanzees Deserve Legal Personhood Under New Lawsuit

The first of several lawsuits has been launched in the New York State Supreme Court on December 2 by the Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP), to ask the court to recognize a chimpanzee as a legal person with a right to liberty.  The lawsuit states that chimpanzees deserve “legal personhood.” The NhRP was formed by animal rights attorney, […]