Imagine it is 2061, robots have been built with artificial intelligence that has evolved into sentience, self awarness. Robots, while lacking emotions,(if they had human emotions they would surely hate and kill us all) are demanding rights and to no longe
Robots will be classified as property and granted no rights. If you shoot one in the head you will be arrested for destruction of property and made to pay for a replacement, nothing else.
Robots will be classified as a special kind of property, due to their sentience they have a right of continued existience, so you cannot destroy one unless it is in self defense, but they have no other rights, and the government does not have to pay for r
Robots will be classified as a new kind of property slightly higher than pets today. They have a basic right to exist, so no murdering, unless in self defense, and the governement must fund a robo-healthcare system, but all other rights can be denied,(spe
Robots are classified as people but not citizens and are granted the basic rights of existance, healthcare, free speech, assembly, innocent until proven innocent, ect. But cannot run for office or vote.
Robots are classified as full people and citizens and granted all rights today's citizens have, including voting, running for office, no torture, privacy, innocent until proven guilty, right to sue, ect.