Should a Chimp be legally considered a person if detained in a zoo?

Posted by: Kreakin

  • Yes

  • No

18% 2 votes
82% 9 votes
  • Technically, although humans tend to flatter themselves, we are just animals. So what makes us so much better than animals? For that matter, all animals should be considered equal to humans, because guess what, WE ARE JUST LIKE THEM.

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Mike-the-wise-guy says2014-06-24T12:05:39.2156264-05:00
If you believe evolution, then you should. However, evolution is a really dumb attempt to take God out of creation. There is no truth in it.
Malacoda says2014-06-24T12:08:22.1578723-05:00
That's not true Mike. If that was really the case, we would also have to consider one-celled bacteria "a person." Also, what does it have to due with being in a zoo? That wouldn't change the legal definition of the chimp.
Kreakin says2014-06-24T13:09:13.4807761-05:00
Kreakin says2014-06-24T13:10:38.7666825-05:00
"Person" in the legal terminology.
lifemeansevolutionisgood says2014-06-24T13:38:58.1938047-05:00
Wow, Mike, you are really ignorant about evolution, aren't you? Evolution is a scientific fact, it is not an attempt to take "God" out of anything. Also, person is defined as a human being regarded as an individual. Chimps are a different species.
Kreakin says2014-06-24T13:50:19.1831130-05:00
Legally, even a corporation can have the same rights as a person according to the Supreme Court.

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