The Nonhuman Rights Project is the only civil rights organization in the United States dedicated solely to securing rights for nonhuman animals.
We work to achieve our mission in three key ways:
Filing groundbreaking lawsuits to recognize and protect nonhuman animals’ fundamental rights.
Working with local governments to enact the world’s nonhuman animal rights laws. Stay tuned for more info!
Islamabad High Court: "Do animals have legal rights? The answer to this question, without any hesitation, is in the affirmative."
“- NhRP President Steven M. Wise
We are on the cusp of changing the legal relationship between nonhuman animals and humans. The time is now to push even harder, as hard as we can. And keep pushing until we win.”