Primal Rights: One Attorney’s Quest For Chimpanzee Personhood

By Sindhu Sundar | March 10, 2017, 7:10 PM EST

An attorney whose efforts inspired a new HBO documentary is making the long-shot argument that chimpanzees are “persons” under the law. If he’s successful, it could be a game-changer for animal rights.

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