The issue is known as “animal standing,” and activists want to let beasts sue in court to “break the species barrier.”
“Animal standing” is really a Trojan horse to allow animal rights extremists to seek court rulings enforcing their own ideology.
“Animal standing” would open the courts to lawsuits brought by animals.
I know Judge Bea, who wrote this decision — and he’s no left-wing radical. So, I think the court is sending a warning.
This case should have been laughed out of court.