Thursday, June 26, 2008

Equal rights!.......For Apes

I just found out that my post on the Ballgirl was fake.

...I'm hopin that this next story is fake as well.

Spanish parliament to extend rights to apes!

MADRID (Reuters) - 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. MORE...if you can stomach it

The Parliament's environmental committee? ......hmmmmmm

Things sure have changed since Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero's Socialist government took over.

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