Posted by Justin Goodman | 01 December 2016

  The White Coat Waste Project is proud to announce the six recipients of our inaugural “Congressional Waste Warrior” awards for the 114th Congress. The prize recognizes Members of Congress who have demonstrated outstanding leadership on critical efforts to expose and stop wasteful spending on unnecessary animal experimentation inside government laboratories. Recent polls show that...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 21 November 2016

  Last week, WCW blew the lid off of secretive and wasteful government experiments on dogs with our new Spending to Death investigative report and launched our bipartisan advocacy campaign to end these abuses at a standing-room-only Congressional briefing co-hosted by Republican and Democrat members of Congress. Our novel approach to ending forced taxpayer-funded experiments on dogs and other animals has...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 16 November 2016

  Yesterday, we co-hosted a Congressional briefing on Capitol Hill to publicly launch our new Spending to Death investigative report and an advocacy campaign to expose and end taxpayer-funded government experiments on dogs. A half-page feature in the Washington Post broke the news of our report and the event. We were honored to co-host the briefing with Congresswoman Dina Titus (D-NV) and...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 13 November 2016

  This morning, the Washington Post broke the news about the release of the White Coat Waste Project’s (WCW) Spending to Death investigative report (<–full report at link) and the launch of our new campaign to expose and end taxpayer-funded experiments on dogs inside of government laboratories. Our new report exposes how government laboratories are conducting wasteful, bizarre and...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 07 November 2016

  Taxpayer-funded animal laboratories have no problem spending more than $12 billion of your money each year to torment dogs, monkeys and other animals in useless experiments. Now, as reported in the Huffington Post, a new White Coat Waste Project exposé reveals that these laboratories are desperately fighting to keep profiting off of animals and...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 30 October 2016

  It’s truly scary how agencies from Veterans Affairs to the Environmental Protection Agency have been wasting your tax dollars to buy animal experimentation devices that wouldn’t be out of place in Dr. Frankenstein’s laboratory. Just in time for Halloween, check out the list we’ve compiled using government data and open records to see what animal torture tools...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 28 October 2016

The White Coat Waste Project has reached hundreds of thousands of people with recently published letters to the editor about wasteful taxpayer-funded animal experiments. On the heels of the important announcement that Washington University in St. Louis’s medical school is finally ending it’s cruel cat labs in favor of high-tech human simulators, WCW pointed out how Washington University...

Posted by Anthony Bellotti | 07 May 2016

Check out today’s must read piece from WCW‘s co-founding Director, Julie Germany. For the first time, Julie is telling the story of Violet the coonhound. As you can read at PawsGo, Violet’s transition from taxpayer-funded experiment to family pet hasn’t been easy: The U.S. government spends more than $12 billion in taxpayer funding each year for experimentation on dogs,...

Posted by Anthony Bellotti | 29 April 2016

MUST READ: Check out our new op-ed in the Huffington Post: “The Government’s Battle Against Opioid Addiction Is Important. It’s Also Wasteful.” Money quote: How does LSD impact bunny rabbits ($6.5 million, NIH payout: 5R01MH016841)? And how does a female monkey function when she’s high on cocaine ($1.3 million, NIH payout: 5R01DA038588)? Hopefully, you have...