Peter Singer to Court: Make Chimps Persons!

October 23, 2014 (NRO) - There he goes again. Peter Singer-who has argued that cognitively devastated people should have been used instead of chimps in the creation of the hepatitis vaccine-urges a court to impose chimp personhood on society. Why?

Well, because he wants to destroy human exceptionalism. And what could accomplish that task better than "breaking the species barrier" (his term from The Great Ape Project) by making some animals legally and morally equivalent to people-thereby reducing us (and our self-perception) to just another animal in the forest. CONTINUE

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