Posted by Justin Goodman | 18 February 2017

  Two weeks after White Coat Waste Project first broke the news about the USDA inexplicably deleting its animal welfare database, the agency has bowed to pressure from WCW and our supporters, bipartisan Congress members and other advocates. As reported in the Washington Post, the USDA has begun restoring access to documents about government laboratories and other taxpayer-funded...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 13 February 2017

  This past week, we had the pleasure of being guests on two high-profile programs to discuss our work on the bipartisan FACT Act, the USDA animal welfare database scandal, and other campaigns to expose and end wasteful taxpayer-funded animal experiments. First, we were on SiriusXM’s Conversations with Maria, hosted by actor, activist and journalist...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 08 February 2017

  In her widely-read Washington Times column today, author and FOX News contributor Tammy Bruce slammed the USDA’s decision to delete its animal welfare database, and praised White Coat Waste Project’s work with Congress on the FACT Act to increase transparency about taxpayer-funded animal experiments: Just as the USDA made its move against transparency, the good...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 02 February 2017

  Government agencies openly admit that animal testing for the safety of chemicals and drugs is slow, expensive and inaccurate compared to modern cell-based and computerized tests. Yet, they still spend untold millions of tax dollars each year on toxicity tests in which rats, mice, dogs and other animals are force-fed enormous doses of cosmetics...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 30 January 2017

  We’re honored to announce that Campaigns & Elections magazine has selected the White Coat Waste Project as one three finalists for its prestigious Reed Award for Non-profit Grassroots Organization of the Year. The winners will be announced next month at an event in Las Vegas. Thank you to all of our generous and dedicated supporters for...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 28 January 2017

  Thanks to our dedicated supporters, we reached an historic milestone this week: Our petitions (on the WCW site & Change.org) pressing Congress to end cruel and wasteful government experiments on dogs eclipsed a combined 260,000 signatures. A majority of Americans want to see this taxpayer-funded abuse ended, and we’re making sure your voices are...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 10 January 2017

  This morning, Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) released the 2017 edition of his renowned Wastebook, an annual report highlighting 50 of the most egregious examples of wasteful government spending. Sen. Flake–who was honored last month as one of White Coat Waste Project’s 2016 “Congressional Waste Warriors”–features five projects that involve cruel, bizarre and unnecessary taxpayer-funded animal experiments....

Posted by Justin Goodman | 05 January 2017

  Last month, WCW founder and president Anthony Bellotti was a guest on the Heartland Institute’s Budget and Tax News podcast to discuss our work to end $15 billion-plus in wasteful government spending on animal experiments. From the summary: In this episode of the weekly Budget & Tax News podcast, research fellow and managing editor Jesse...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 22 December 2016

  We’ve enlisted bipartisan support in the House and Senate. Now, a former speechwriter for the Secretaries of Treasury and Labor under President George W. Bush is urging President-elect Donald Trump to support the White Coat Waste Project’s work to end wasteful government experimentation on dogs and other animals.  In her new U.S. News and World...