Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 18 April 2018

To coincide with Tax Week 2018, White Coat Waste Project just launched a national campaign to defund the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) wasteful and deadly multi-million-dollar air pollution animal tests. Our exposé last month uncovered how your tax dollars are funding EPA tests on more than 20,000 animals annually that include forcing them to eat lard and then...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 09 April 2018

In a historic win for taxpayers and animals following WCW investigations, Virginia has enacted the country’s first law that would prevent tax dollars from being spent on “maximum pain” experiments on dogs and cats at the Richmond VA Medical Center and all other facilities across the state. Bill approved banning tax dollars for painful medical research on...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 22 March 2018

The press is calling it “a win for the White Coat Waste Project, a nonprofit that frames animal rights as a conservative issue by linking it to the waste of taxpayer dollars.”  President Trump has just signed a federal spending bill that includes a WCW-backed measure that will defund most–if not all–of the Department of Veterans...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 14 March 2018

In the face of growing pressure from WCW, Congress, media, veterans, and other taxpayers, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced a new, expanded effort to curb wasteful and cruel taxpayer-funded dog experiments. The VA reports that it has not approved any new dog experiments since last year, and that it is reviewing all ongoing projects with...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 13 March 2018

As first reported in an Arkansas Democrat-Gazette cover story, White Coat Waste Project recently won a federal lawsuit that reveals why the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took quick and decisive action to cancel its nicotine addiction experiments on baby monkeys after criticism from WCW. Squirrel monkey confined at FDA’s nicotine addiction lab. After the FDA initially refused to do...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 10 March 2018

As first reported in The Daily Caller, a White Coat Waste Project analysis of government documents has revealed dozens of cruel, misleading and outdated multi-million-dollar animal tests at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). REVEALED: EPA Animal Testing Studies Forced Rats To Inhale Diesel Exhaust, Smog https://t.co/Dy8Fe6x3ml pic.twitter.com/1D9pW1b8Oj — The Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) March 9, 2018...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 08 March 2018

UPDATE (3/8/18): After a win in the Senate, the Virginia House has unanimously passed the WCW-backed bill to permanently defund maximum pain tests on dogs and cats.  The bill is headed to the governor’s desk!  Originally posted on 2/9/18 In a major win for taxpayers and animals, the Virginia State Senate has overwhelmingly passed a bill...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 28 February 2018

Once a strong defender of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ “maximum pain” experiments on puppies, ABC Richmond reports VA Secretary David Shulkin has now done a much-welcome about-face on the issue. In an interview with The Daily Caller–in response to a question prompted by Roger Stone’s recent op-ed on the topic–Shulkin stated, “I am not a...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 26 February 2018

AMVETS — one of the nation’s largest and most influential veterans groups representing more than 250,000 veterans — has joined WCW and more than a dozen other veterans’ organizations to denounce the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) painful dog experiments. In a letter to Congressional leaders with authority over the VA’s budget, AMVETS wrote: “…the VA...