Animals Are Persons Too (Video)

By Chris Hegedus and D.A. Pennebaker

How does a thing become a person? In December 2013, the lawyer Steven Wise showed the world how, with a little legal jujitsu, an animal can transition from a thing without rights to a person with legal protections. This Op-Doc video follows Mr. Wise on his path to filing the first-ever lawsuits in the United States demanding limited “personhood” rights for certain animals, on behalf of four captive chimpanzees in New York State …

New York Times – April 23, 2014


Japanese whaling fleets prepare for North Pacific hunt

Presenter: Catherine Graue
Speaker: Adam Burling, Sea Shepherd

Japanese whaling fleets are preparing to head out to the north Pacific this weekend – pushing ahead with the hunt despite last month’s international court ruling against its whaling program in the Antarctic …

Radio Australia – April 23, 2014 at 05:07 PM AEST…


Stop Killing Dogs for Leather in Thailand

Hundreds of dog pelts and dead dogs were recently discovered along a trade route in Thailand. These dog pelts are used to make gloves and other consumer products. This horrifying slaughter of dogs for their pelts must be stopped.



Sent: April 22, 2014 at 07:30 PM
From: ForceChange
To: “Shawn Patterson”
Subject: Stop Killing Dogs for Leather in Thailand


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Martina Patterson (Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 08:00 PM


Published by „the fellbeißer“© (April 23, 2014)

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