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Animal rights group wants chimps freed

Lawsuits include one against owners of Mayfield business

December 3, 2013
Updated 10:43 p.m.
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It is illegal to just put people in a cage for no reason and keep them against their will. That’s common knowledge, but in a lawsuit filed Monday against a Mayfield couple, lawyers with the Nonhuman Rights Project contend it is also unlawful to imprison a chimpanzee.


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