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Professor Thinks Chimpanzees Should Be Legally Considered People

Professor Thinks Chimpanzees Should Be Legally Considered People

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under News, University News

An NYU professor is arguing for chimps to be considered people under the law.

Personhood bill restricts women’s rights

Personhood bill restricts women’s rights

March 25, 2013


Filed under Opinion

One of the more extreme and dangerous ideas spawned by the anti-women’s rights movement is “personhood” — the idea that life begins at the moment of conception. This means that all abortions are actually murders. The conservatives who think that this issue is far more important than working on...