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Kentucky Bill Would Let Service Monkeys Help Paralyzed People

Kentucky legislators may soon debate whether to allow service monkeys to assist paralyzed adults with simple household tasks.

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This Man Was Shocked When His Chimpanzee Sued Him

The primate objects! In a string of landmark cases to be filed this week, four chimpanzees will fight for the right to retire to sanctuaries.

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Unprecedented Habeas Corpus Motion Filed on Behalf of Caged Chimps

A group of animal rights activists filed the first of a series of lawsuits in New York State yesterday, calling upon the courts to grant three captive chimpanzees “the right to bodily liberty and to order that they be moved to a sanctuary that’s part of the North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance (NAPSA).”

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In Novel Suit, Chimpanzee Asks for Habeas Corpus

Tommy is a 26-year-old held captive in a cement cage in upstate New York. If he were a person, his detention would be illegal. But Tommy’s a chimpanzee.

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Rights Group is Seeking Status of ‘Legal Person’ for Captive Chimpanzee

The Nonhuman Rights Project filed papers on Monday in State Supreme Court in Fulton County, N.Y., demanding that courts in New York recognize chimpanzee Tommy as a legal person, with a right to liberty, but one that has its limits.

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NAPSA Statement on the Nonhuman Rights Project

The North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance (NAPSA), a coalition of eight primate sanctuaries in the US and Canada which care for several hundred chimpanzees, is not a party to the lawsuit filed today by the Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP) on behalf of four chimpanzees in New York State.

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