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Chimpanzees have no human rights - N.Y. court

Published on: Thu, 04 Dec 2014 21:53:13 UTC
News Agency: Reuters
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ALBANY, N.Y. (Reuters) - In the first case of its kind, a New York appeals court rejected on Thursday an animal rights advocate's bid to extend "legal personhood" to chimpanzees, saying the primates are incapable of bearing the responsibilities that come with having legal rights.

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