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Our Wild World

Our Wild World

Monday at 8 AM Pacific

November 02nd 2015:Personhood and Rights with Steven Wise, Esq.

Non -human rights. What does this mean? Who does it refer to? What is at stake and at risk? Who and what does this affect? As we learn more about the intricacies of animal rights and welfare, we find layers of minefields and mindsets that come into the spotlight. Many consider pets and other animals as family, but what is Personhood for a non-human animal in the legal sense, in terms of their rights? What about animals in zoos, or those we buy, sell, trade, and use in science, Those we Eat? What about wildlife? Marine life? What, or is it Who, qualifies for ‘personhood’ and rights and how, und

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Steven M Wise

President of the Nonhuman Rights Project, Inc. The Nonhuman Rights Project is the only civil rights organization in the United States working to achieve actual LEGAL rights for members of species other than our own, and to change the legal status of appropriate nonhuman animals from mere “things,” which cannot possess any legal right, to “persons,” who possess fundamental rights as bodily integrity and bodily liberty. Steve holds a J.D. from Boston University Law School, and is admitted to the Massachusetts Bar. He has practiced animal protection law for 30 years throughout the United States, teaches “Animal Rights Jurisprudence” at the Vermont, Lewis and Clark, University of Miami, and St.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2129/our-wild-world 23/10/2017 08:00 23/10/2017 09:00 Our Wild World https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2129/our-wild-world Non -human rights. What does this mean? Who does it refer to? What is at stake and at risk? Who and what does this affect? As we learn more about the intricacies of animal rights and welfare, we find layers of minefields and mindsets that come into the spotlight. Many consider pets and other animals as family, but what is Personhood for a non-human animal in the legal sense, in terms of their rights? What about animals in zoos, or those we buy, sell, trade, and use in science, Those we Eat? What about wildlife? Marine life? What, or is it Who, qualifies for ‘personhood’ and rights and how, under the law, and what does this entail? My guest Steven Wise, President of the Non-Human Rights Project navigates us through the history and legal avenues on the path to personhood and Non-Human rights represented by laws, and the enormous paradigm shifts as a result that are happening right now. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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