Three Connecticut elephants were just given lawyers, and the case sways on free will

November 14, 2017
A group of lawyers asked a Connecticut court on Monday to grant three traveling and working elephants "legal personhood," a status that would set these intelligent creatures free.

The lawyers, of the Nonhuman Rights Project organization, previously attempted to get courts in New York to recognize chimpanzees as persons, but...

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