Tag: animal standing
New York High Court to Rule Whether Elephants Are “Persons”
Imagine: pet ownership made a formal legal guardianship complete with enforceable fiduciary duties — that is, if we can have pets at all.
Listen: Darwinism, Bioethics, and Human Rights
Wesley Smith explains why we need to take the threat of the anti-humanism movement seriously.
Pushing Elephant “Personhood”
Think cattle herds suing ranchers or lab animals suing universities — not to improve care but to liberate from all human use.
In Germany, Constitutional Rights for…Pigs
The issue is known as “animal standing,” and activists want to let beasts sue in court to “break the species barrier.”
Lawsuit to Declare Elephant a “Person”
“Animal standing” is really a Trojan horse to allow animal rights extremists to seek court rulings enforcing their own ideology.