New York lawsuit seeks ‘legal personhood’ for chimpanzee – NBCNews.com (blog)

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NBCNews.com (blog)
The non-profit Nonhuman Rights Project asked a New York state court to declare a 26-year-old chimp named Tommy “a cognitively complex autonomous legal person with the fundamental legal right not to be imprisoned.” The lawsuit filed Monday seeks a
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