Judge Orders Hearing on Caged Chimpanzees' Rights

April 22, 2015

A New York State judge has ordered the State University of New York at Stony Brook to show a legal justification for keeping two chimpanzees caged, The New York Times reported. While the ruling is but a preliminary one in a complicated case over the rights of animals, it represents a win for those who wish to establish that animals caged for research or other purposes should have legal rights.


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