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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

Monday News Grab Bag! 3/27

These links are brought to you by shelter dogs… Court of Appeals rules airlines have right to ban hunting trophies  via Animal News 24-7 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on March 20,  2017 ruled that Delta Airlines is under no legal obligation to carry hunting trophies. The Fifth Circuit Court of … Continue reading

Top 10 Tweets of the Week: Animal Law

In no particular order, check out some tweets about animals and the law! Okay, so there are more than 10 tweets this time. I really wanted to include a few good tweets about the Nonhuman Rights Project! Tweets are from 5/21 – 5/31. You can follow me on Twitter @ThePawReport to see more tweets about animal … Continue reading

The REAL Meat of the Matter: A response to Dan Murphy of Cattle Network

Dan Murphy recently published “Meat of the Matter: Legal Rights Just All Wrong” for Cattle Network, a news site for the animal agriculture industry. In his article, he attacks the work of the Nonhuman Rights Project and displays a weak understanding of animals in the legal system. He begins by writing inflammatory commentary about lawyers … Continue reading