Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 05 October 2017

  Waste warrior Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) has once again proven he’s on the taxpayer’s side. Flake just secured another win to reduce wasteful spending, this time shepherding an amendment as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to include price tags for their research projects in...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 05 October 2017

  Photos taken by a whistleblower inside the Richmond Veterans Affairs Medical Center’s dog experimentation laboratory   White Coat Waste Project (WCW) has just exposed that Virginians have been paying twice—through both their federal and state taxes—for the Richmond Veterans Affairs Medical Center’s (VAMC) cruel and wasteful experiments on dogs that have been cited for egregious...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 04 October 2017

  Following a WCW exposé documenting that the Cleveland Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center experimented on and killed dogs it told reporters it “adopted out,” the VA is being urged to create a formal policy allowing dogs to be adopted out from its laboratories. In a letter to VA Secretary Shulkin last week, Reps. Ted Lieu...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 26 September 2017

  As pressure from veterans, Congress members and taxpayers mounts on the Department of Veterans Affairs to end its wasteful and most painful dog experiments, a national cover story in USA Today examines our campaign to expose and defund this abuse. The article by renowned VA reporter Donovan Slack–who has broken some of the VA’s biggest scandals– is...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 26 September 2017

  Following a lawsuit filed by White Coat Waste Project, messages from thousands of WCW supporters and a plea from world-renowned primate expert Dr. Jane Goodall, the FDA has suspended its controversial taxpayer-funded nicotine experiments on squirrel monkeys and ordered a thorough review of the project. FDA halts monkey research denounced by Jane Goodall as...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 25 September 2017

  In a new op-ed in The News & Observer–the second largest paper in North Carolina–a NC-based Navy veteran criticizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and some veterans organizations for defending the VA’s wasteful and cruel dog experiments.  She also calls on U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC)–a dog-lover who serves on the Senate Veterans...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 20 September 2017

  WCW is working with countless veterans and active duty service members who are supporting the PUPPERS Act and the associated campaign to cut wasteful taxpayer spending for the most painful dog experiments at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). These American heroes are frustrated that the VA is squandering scarce resources on needless dog...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 20 September 2017

Johnny “Joey” Jones–a retired Marine Corps staff sergeant who served in Iraq and Afghanistan as a bomb technician and lost both of his legs during his final deployment–is the latest veteran to speak out against the Department of Veterans Affairs’ wasteful and cruel taxpayer-funded dog experiments.  The Fox News analyst and wounded warrior penned an op-ed...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 19 September 2017

  In a new letter featured in USA Today, retired U.S. Navy physician Rear Admiral Marion Balsam writes that based on her quarter-century of treating troops and their families–including as the Commander of Naval Medical Center-Portsmouth and other medical facilities–the VA’s experiments on dogs are wasteful and unlikely to help veterans. Read the full letter below,...