Thursday, June 26, 2008
Spain Gives Apes Human Rights
Spain's parliament voiced its support on Wednesday for the rights of great apes to life and freedom in what will apparently be the first time any national legislature has called for such rights for non-humans.
Parliament's environmental committee approved resolutions urging Spain to comply with the Great Apes Project, devised by scientists and philosophers who say our closest genetic relatives deserve rights hitherto limited to humans.
"This is a historic day in the struggle for animal rights and in defense of our evolutionary comrades, which will doubtless go down in the history of humanity," said Pedro Pozas, Spanish director of the Great Apes Project.
Soon, American Democrats will be recruiting the Apes into their party
by promising them monetary benefits and health care.
I certainly don't endorse painful medical research be done on any animals (only Liberals - Bwa ha - joke, just a joke...not really), but to give animals human rights? Oh, it sets a slippery slope.
"Primates in 2008" - that's funny.
The Dems will start recruiting animals and giving them voting rights. Oh...we are so doomed!
Anyway... I did go rant a bit on bugdrivel.
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