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Beginning November,TMZ. are widely considered passive in this work: They just sit there and absorb whatever light hits them. Typical chloroplasts contain membrane-bound compartments called thylakoids that stack atop one another in a somewhat haphazard arrangement. The suit is the first of three to be filed in three New York counties this week.They target two research chimps at Stony Brook University and two chimps on private property and are the opening salvo in a coordinated effort to grant “legal personhood” to a variety of animals across the United States If NhRP is successful in New York itcould be a significant step toward upendingmillennia of law defining animals as property and could set off a “chain reaction” that could bleed over to other jurisdictions says Richard Cupp a law professor at Pepperdine University in Malibu California and a proponent of focusing on animal welfare rather than animal rights “But if they lose it could be asignificant step backward for the movement They’re playing with fire” The litigation has been in the works since 2007 when animal rights attorney Steven Wise founded NhRP an association of about 60 lawyers scientists and policy experts The group argues that cognitively advanced animals like chimpanzees and dolphins are so self-aware that keeping them in captivity—whether a zoo or research laboratory—is tantamount to slavery “It’s a terrible torture we inflict on them and it has to stop” Wise says “And all of human law says the way things stop is when courts and legislatures recognize that the being imprisoned is a legal person” NhRP spent 5 years researching the best legal strategy—and best jurisdiction—for its first cases The upshot: a total of three lawsuits to be filed in three New York trial courts this week on behalf of four resident chimpanzees One named Tommy lives in Gloversville in a “used trailer lot … isolated in a cage in a dark shed” according to an NhRP press release Another Kiko resides in a cage on private property in Niagara Falls the group says The final two Hercules and Leo are research chimps at Stony Brook University Wise says that 11 scientists have filed affidavits in support of the group’s claims; most of them including Jane Goodall have worked with nonhuman primates In each case NhRP is petitioning judges with a writ of habeas corpus which allows a person being held captive to have a say in court In a famous 1772 case an English judge allowed such a writ for a black slave named James Somerset tacitly acknowledging that he was a person—not a piece of property—and subsequently freed him The case helped spark the eventual abolition of slavery in England and the United States Wise is hoping for something similar for the captive chimps If his group wins any of the current cases it will ask that the animals be transferred to a chimpanzee sanctuary in Florida Any loss he says will immediately be appealed Regardless of what happens NhRP is already preparing litigation for other states and not all of it involves chimpanzees “Gorillas orangutans elephants whales dolphins—any animal that has these sorts of cognitive capabilities we would be comfortable bringing suit on behalf of” Wise says Some would be research animals; others would be creatures that simply live in confined spaces such as zoos and aquariums “No matter how these first cases turn out we’re going to move onto other cases other states other species of animals” he says “We’re going to file as many lawsuits as we can over the next 10 or 20 years” Frankie Trull the president of the National Association for Biomedical Research in Washington DC,m." Tupac Shakur Hayes told ScienceInsider that he "regrets if he offended any supporters or friends" with the language. "Where I come from, the chair of the U.

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