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NONHUMAN RIGHTS AND WHY HAPPY THE ELEPHANT SHOULD BE GRANTED LEGAL PERSONHOOD AND IMMEDIATELY RELEASED TO A SANCTUARY #AnimalLaw #AnimalRights #IStandWithHappy

A friend of mine who is a vegan activist and artist, Michael, reached out to me with a great idea – to create a tweet thread explaining the significance of the Nonhuman Rights Project’s landmark elephant rights case. With the help of him and fellow activist Leah, we worked on the following with the intent … Continue reading

Saving the Elephants, and why I’m running my first 10K

Tomorrow, Saturday the 22, is the first annual Saving the Elephants 10K in Central Park. Extraordinary Journeys Africa is sponsoring the 10K. I am full of excitement and nervousness, as it will be my first 10K. When I first heard about the race, I really wanted to join because I support the cause. But I’m … Continue reading

Animals and the Law: New York’s “Traveling Wild and Exotic Animal Protection Act”

Learn about the proposed bill in New York, which would ban exotic or wild animals to be used in traveling circuses or shows. Continue reading

The Cruelty of Circuses

Recently, I attended a protest against Ringling Bros. at the Barclays Center. Since then, I have volunteered to help compose a comment for the Animal Law Committee in support of Assembly bill A5407 in New York, which would “restrict the use of exotic and wild animals in traveling circuses and shows” and prohibit “the use … Continue reading