Pets And Other Non-Humans Gets Rights Upgraded In A Spanish Town The town council of Trigueros de Valle declared all residents, 'whether human or non-human,' are entitled to respect.

Pets And Other Non-Humans Gets Rights Upgraded In A Spanish Town

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. The Declaration of Independence says all men are created equal. It took a civil war to show it really meant all men and generations to make it all men and women. Now a small town in Spain has taken another step. The town council in Trigueros de Valle declared that all residents are born equal. That includes pets. Quote, "a resident, whether human or non-human, is entitled to respect," so bullfighting is out. It's not clear if dogs and cats get to vote. It's MORNING EDITION.

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