Posted by Justin Goodman | 10 September 2019

As reported by the Associated Press, Washington Post, Washington Examiner and others, at a signing ceremony this morning with White Coat Waste Project (WCW) as one of the invited speakers, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the most comprehensive plan in U.S. government history to completely end “horrific and inhumane” animal testing exposed by WCW and...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 05 September 2019

In his latest Waste Report revealing $50 billion in government boondoggles, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) exposes how the National Science Foundation (NSF) spent a significant portion of a nearly half-million dollar grant on studying frog mating calls. As Sen Paul writes in his report, “Panamanian frog mating calls may sound different in forests and cities,...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 29 August 2019

White Coat Waste’s (WCW) mission is to find, expose and defund taxpayer-funded animal testing, and journalists are critical to helping us hold the government accountable for this waste and abuse. Donovan Slack of USA Today and Scott Taylor of WJLA ABC 7   For its 2019 Ann Cottrell Free Animal Reporting Award, the National Press...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 26 August 2019

Congressman Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) wants to know why the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has dramatically increased painful and wasteful taxpayer-funded tests on rabbits when, as he writes, other government researchers have stated, “animal models have limited relevance to humans and poorly predict effects in humans.” In a letter sent today to DHS, Rep....

Posted by Justin Goodman | 20 August 2019

This morning in the Washington Examiner, White Coat Waste Project (WCW) and Pro-Life San Francisco (PLSF) exposed how tens of millions of tax dollars are being wasted on disturbing human fetal tissue experiments on animals opposed by most Americans. In their bipartisan op-ed, WCW board member Alyssa Canobbio Hackbarth–a Republican–and PLSF president Terrisa Bukovinac–a Democrat–describe...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 02 August 2019

Over 1.2 million White Coat Waste Project taxpayer advocates told the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to #GiveThemBack, and the agency listened! As first reported by WJLA in Washington, DC, the NIH–the nation’s single largest funder of animal testing–has enacted its first-ever policy allowing for the retirement of healthy animals after experiments end in its...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 30 July 2019

Following advocacy by over 1.2 million White Coat Waste Project supporters, the U.S. Senate is stepping up to protect survivors of wasteful government animal experiments! Senate bill could save many federal lab animals’ lives and give them a new homehttps://t.co/8M0zwo4VPU — TIME (@TIME) July 30, 2019 As reported by TIME, Washington Examiner, Associated Press, and...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 29 July 2019

When White Coat Waste Project shut down the USDA’s kitten slaughterhouse earlier this year, the agency committed to adopting out the 14 cats who remained in the shuttered lab. Now, some of the lucky survivors got to meet the lawmakers who helped win their freedom after years locked in a federal laboratory. Last week, as...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 17 July 2019

ABC7 investigative reporter Scott Taylor was instrumental in helping White Coat Waste Project expose and shut down the USDA’s kitten slaughterhouse. Now, he and Washington, DC’s ABC7 are helping spread the word about Violet’s Law (aka the AFTER Act), and why it’s needed to spare the lives of over 50,000 dogs, cats, primates, rabbits and...