27 Feb '17, 8am

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As an animal lover and conscious vegetarian, I’m always surprised to hear that many people don’t think animals deserve a certain “quality of life and care” that’s comparable to humans. I’m obviously not the only person who struggles with this idea because a film team recently took on this very cause in the HBO documentary “Unlocking the Cage.” The film The creators of “Unlocking the Cage” made the documentary to examine the legal determination that separates humans from animals. The film’s plot centers on the 30-year career of Steven Wise, an animal rights lawyer. Although Wise has faced many hardships while fighting for smart animal welfare laws, he and the Nonhuman Rights Project, his legal team, are making history. Wise and his legal crew have filed groundbreaking lawsuits that could transform animal rights. The following is a trailer for “Unlocking the Cage.” The goal ...

Full article: http://ecosalon.com/unlocking-the-cage-debates-personhood/

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ecosalon.com 01 Mar '17, 8am

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