A “manifesto” in the science journal Human Evolution declares that chimpanzees and bonobos should be considered legal “persons” with legally enforceable “rights.”
Corey Lee Wrenn argues that what is done to an animal should be judged in the same fashion as if the same thing were done to a human.
Japan has quit the International Whaling Commission so that it can resume commercial slaughter of leviathans.
As Western society secularizes, religious liberty is in danger of becoming passé.
Environmentalism is growing darkly anti-human. That misanthropy has also seeped into science.