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What's Your Take: Matthew Hiasl Pan or "Austrian Law"?

What's Your Take: Matthew Hiasl Pan or "Austrian Law"?


In order for chimpanzee, Matthew Hiasl Pan, to receive money, a home, and a guardian he would have to be considered a person and not property. The Austrian Supreme Court ruled against Association Against Animal Factories' attempts to gain guardianship of the animal – and their desires to create a foundation providing for his care may all be for naught. If you were a lawmaker in Austria, what would you do in this situation? Share your take in the comments below!

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