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...

Posted by Anthony Bellotti | 23 April 2016

Thanks to your support, White Coat Waste just exposed even more senseless government waste and abuse in the Beltway: $82,822.31 to create stuttering mice. You read that correctly. As we just exposed to Elizabeth Harrington at the Washington Free Beacon: The work was supported by several NIH grants, including a National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders...

Posted by Anthony Bellotti | 21 April 2016

Our campaign recently joined forces with LUSH Cosmetics during tax week to stop taxpayer-funded animal experimentation in Washington, D.C. We’re honored by the amount of interest that major figures in American politics and media have already shown in our work against $12 billion in taxpayer-funded animal experimentation. FamousDC reports on the power players at the tax day kick off: Spotted with...

Posted by Anthony Bellotti | 16 March 2016

Journalist Louisa Lew just sat down with Anthony Bellotti, our Founder and Campaign Manager, to discuss White Coat Waste’s innovative new campaign strategy. Anthony also shares new details from his first hand experience working in a taxpayer-funded animal experimentation laboratory: “Bellotti first entered the realm of animal experimentation at age 17, when he participated in a summer...

Posted by Anthony Bellotti | 09 February 2016

You must read this. Dr. Cynthia Radnitz is a clinical psychologist with over 20 years experience in treating human patients suffering from substance misuse disorders at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center. Working with the White Coat Waste Project, Dr. Radnitz has put forth this must-read commentary about taxpayer-funded animal experimentation in New Hampshire. Dr. Radnitz’s...