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Court Rules Bronx Zoo Elephant Is Not A “Person”

The Associated Press reports: New York’s top court rejected an effort to free Happy the elephant from the Bronx Zoo, ruling Tuesday in a closely watched case that she does not meet the definition of a “person” who is being illegally confined. The 5-2 decision by the state Court of Appeals affirms an earlier court decision and means Happy will …

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