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Animals Granted Same Rights as People, Indian Court Rules

Animals Granted Same Rights as People, Indian Court Rules

More animals in India have been granted legal personhood. The Punjab and Haryana High Court has given animals in Haryana the status of a "legal person or entity," per The Indian Express. Animals living in...
Elephant May Be a Person In Historic Court Case

Elephant May Be a Person In Historic Court Case

(Updated October 25, 2019). In a historic court case, the Orleans County Supreme Court may rule that the isolated Bronx Zoo elephant named Happy has legal personhood. Happy's Story Happy would be the first elephant to...