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Skip to comments.Obama's Science Adviser (Holdren) Endorsed Giving Trees Legal Standing to Sue in Court
Posted on 07/30/2009 8:36:43 AM PDT by WhiteCastle
Since the 1970s, some radical environmentalists have argued that trees have legal rights and should be allowed to go to court to protect those rights.
The idea has been endorsed by John P. Holdren, the man who now advises President Barack Obama on science and technology issues.
Giving natural objects -- like trees -- standing to sue in a court of law would have a most salubrious effect on the environment, Holdren wrote the 1970s
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MANIACS RUN OUR COUNTRY!!!
The people who brought us the cry for “safer bullets” just won’t go away.
Trees DO have standing in court (as well they should). They are represented by proxy in the form of zoning regulations, environmental laws, and resource management statues. Not necessarily a bad thing.
Uh-oh. After the last few weekends in my backyard with the chainsaw I may be facing mass murder charges!