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"UNLOCKING THE CAGE" Movie Screening

  • St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center 575 Woodland Avenue Madison, NJ, 07940 United States (map)

Join us for this insightful, thought provoking film that follows animal rights lawyer Steven Wise in his unprecedented  challenge to break down the legal wall that separates animals from humans, exploring the concept of "who is a legal person?" After thirty years of struggling with the ineffective animal welfare laws, Steven and his legal team, the Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP), are making history by filing the first lawsuits that seek to transform an animal from a thing with no rights to a person with legal protections. Its first cases were filed in 2013 on behalf of captive chimpanzees and activist Jane Goodall serves on the Board of Directors. 

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Matthew Dominguez, NhRP's Director of Public Affairs and Government Relations, will be joining us to introduce the film, answer questions, and lead discussion following the screening. Attendance is open to the public and free of charge, donations graciously accepted. 

Contact Danielle at [email protected] for further information. 

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