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Movie: Unlocking the Cage

Between 2013 and 2015 a group of nonprofit attorneys, led by Steven Wise, seek nonhuman clients for whom they can advocate in two US territories through the common law writ of habeas corpus, with the long term objective of establishing legal person-hood for apes, elephants and cetaceans in the US. [more inside]
posted by Stanczyk on Feb 26, 2017 - 1 comment

Movie: Freeheld

New Jersey police lieutenant, Laurel Hester, and her registered domestic partner, Stacie Andree, both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits when she is diagnosed with terminal cancer.
posted by ellieBOA on Sep 25, 2016 - 2 comments

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