Animal Rights Party Poised for Historic Win in Dutch Elections

The Roman emperor Caligula is fabled to have made his horse a senator. The Dutch Party for Animals won't go that far, but looks set to score a milestone in elections Nov. 22 by becoming the first animal rights party in Europe to have its own lawmaker.

"We see this as a follow-up to liberating slaves, giving rights to women, and finally giving rights to animals," says party leader Mariann

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