American Rivers Are People Too

The Colorado River has legal personhood, according to some environmental radicals who are suing on behalf of an ever changing flow of water…

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  • tom_billesley

    Personhood or deity?

  • David Murrell

    My wife and I have a fishing cabin on the Miramichi river in New Brunswick. I will try to have a conversation with the river next time we are out there, but I am not expecting much.

    • canminuteman

      You are one lucky guy!

    • Watchman

      GLENDOWER
      I can call spirits from the vasty deep.

      HOTSPUR
      Why, so can I, or so can any man;
      But will they come when you do call for them?

      Shakespeare, King Henry the Fourth, Act 3, Scene 1

  • The Buddhist Butterfly

    Giving personhood to non-persons is only going to lead to the non-personhood of persons. And then get ready for the mass graves.

    Luckily I’m so beautiful that no one will ever want to kill this butterfly. I may however be asked to do certain things, ala Gwyneth Paltrow, if you get my drift.

  • Watchman

    So this river can be brought to court and fined or imprisoned for failing to lodge a tax return?

    Or is this so the river can be charged with manslaughter in its involvement with numerous drownings? Example: http://www.sltrib.com/news/2017/09/13/man-drowns-in-colorado-river-near-moab/