Wesley Smith commented earlier on the struggle, via litigation by the Nonhuman Rights Project (NRP), to grant human-like “rights” to an elephant in the Bronx Zoo.
Our care and treatment of animals arise from human duties, not conjuring rights for animals out of ideological zeal.
What Denyse O’Leary calls “well-intentioned nonsense” will protect no one that needs protecting.
An international effort seeks to transform abortion into a positive right, which would require the state to guarantee access.
On Independence Day, it’s appropriate to review the sources of our rights as citizens.