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Spain supports rights of great apes to NO harmful experiments, circuses

This will apparently be the first time any national legislature has called for rights to life and freedom for non-humans.

June 25, 2008, 4:27 p.m. EDT
MADRID (Reuters) — The Spanish parliament’s environmental committee approved resolutions urging Spain to comply with the Great Apes Project, devised by scientists and philosophers who say our closest genetic relatives deserve rights hitherto limited to humans.

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Posted on Thursday, June 26th, 2008
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