Animal Rights

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The New York judge who on Tuesday granted a writ of habeas corpus to two chimpanzees being held at Stony Brook University has issued a revised order (pdf) clarifying that she did not mean to give legal personhood to the primates. Leo and Hercules, who are currently housed at Stony Brook University for biomedical experiments, may still gain freedom...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
For the first time in U.S. history, a judge has effectively recognized two...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Oregon could become the first state in the country to regulate agricultural use...