Buenos Aires -
An Argentine judge has granted "non-human rights" to an orangutan being kept locked up in a zoo. The case is sure to raise the ire of creationists, and they will jump on this story like a "duck-on-a-Junebug."
A Catholic hospital embroiled in a lawsuit involving the death of twin fetuses is arguing that they should not be held responsible for the death of the unborn children because "a fetus is not a person".
Support and information group, Skills for Care, says in a recent publication that 50% of all users of social care services are hiring personal assistants who care for the client in their own homes, without carrying out Criminal Records Bureau checks first
The protection of one's legal rights is an important issue. Those rights include the right to own property, to not be tortured or denied shelter. Seems reasonable enough - until you discover Hiasl is a Chimpanzee.