"The Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies (IEET) is committed to the idea that some non-human animals meet the criteria of legal personhood and thus are deserving of specific rights and protections."
This quote was taken from the following website:
Please visit this website so that you will learn about new efforts to afford Non-Human persons such as dolphins,whales and the great apes the protection of 'human rights' from our species to all beings who exhibit characteristics and tendencies consistent with that of a person—traits like self-awareness, intentionality, creativity, symbolic communication, and many others.Thank you!
Source of image:http://www.solcomhouse.com/dolphins.htm
To learn more about the idea of non-human persons please visit the following websites: