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...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 15 July 2019

Once again, White Coat Waste Project has busted taxpayer-funded monkey abusers for violating a long-standing federal law designed to inform Americans how the government is spending their money. NIH and MIT experimenters failed to disclose how much taxpayer money they spent to drill into monkeys’ heads and assess how their brains respond to musical sounds....

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 10 July 2019

Last year, White Coat Waste Project (WCW) released it’s Toxic Testing report exposing painful, secretive and wasteful chemical tests on hundreds of thousands of animals by the National Toxicology Program (NTP).  Now, Congress is demanding answers after hitting roadblocks in its own attempts to learn more about the controversial program. The National Toxicology Program uses...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 03 July 2019

Following a White Coat Waste Project campaign and leadership from Republicans and Democrats in Congress, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is reportedly hatching a bold plan to dramatically cut funding for “horrific and inhumane” animal testing opposed by a supermajority of taxpayers. Earlier this year, Congress and President Trump enacted WCW-backed legislation urging the EPA...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 25 June 2019

In 2016, White Coat Waste Project was the first organization to expose wasteful and cruel experiments on dogs at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and launch a campaign to defund it. Now, the embattled program is on its last legs, with a new report stating that, “VA’s taxpayer-funded dog experiments slow to a near-end”...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 25 June 2019

UPDATE (6/25/19): Following WCW advocacy and leadership from Reps. Dina Titus (D-NV), Brian Mast (R-FL) and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), the full U.S. House of Representatives has passed its 2020 VA spending bill that completely defunds painful dog testing at the agency (see section 247). The Senate will consider the legislation this summer. ORIGINAL POST...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 19 June 2019

UPDATE (6/19/19): Following WCW advocacy, the U.S. House of Representatives has passed the 2020 NIH spending bill that, among other things, directs the agency to provide a plan for the reduction of its primate testing and the retirement of monkeys. The Senate will consider the legislation this summer. ORIGINAL POST (5/7/19) The National Institutes of...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 13 June 2019

As WCW has documented, the Cleveland VA is one of the last VA facilities in the country still conducting painful taxpayer-funded dog experiments. Now, Fox 8 News is reporting that these wasteful tests have been halted. The move follows WCW’s ongoing campaign and recent exposé showing that the Cleveland VA was still using taxpayers’ money...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 04 June 2019

Last year, WCW ended wasteful $5.5 million nicotine addiction experiments on monkeys at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  Now, thanks to WCW, lawmakers, and the majority of Americans that oppose this waste and abuse, Congress is taking action to end all taxpayer-funded primate testing at the FDA. This monkey, pictured in a now-defunct FDA...