A week after a woman lay in critical condition after being mauled by a pet chimpanzee, the Captive Primate Safety Act passed by a 323-95 vote, with 93 Republicans in opposition.
I was once pulled over and ticketed because the used car I was driving had front windows that were too tinted. Seriously. And yet until yesterday it was legal in America to keep a chimpanzee as a pet?
Adding: Bans like this always lead to a seedy prohibition-style underworld. So people who can’t live without their chimp companions will surely go through great lengths to disguise their chimps as people.