Posted by Justin Goodman | 14 September 2018

UPDATE (9/21/18): President Trump signed this legislation into law. Congress votes to extend restrictions on deadly dog research https://t.co/5MZgqyvaYt pic.twitter.com/0fRbeeGRM6 — 8News WRIC Richmond (@8NEWS) September 20, 2018 As a cosponsor of the bipartisan #PUPPERS Act, I’m proud Congress has once again voted to cut funding for unnecessary & painful testing on #dogs at the #VA. This...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 06 September 2018

  USDA blocking information on experiments that killed 3,000 cats, lawsuit says https://t.co/jkpkf02Sed — Washington Post (@washingtonpost) September 6, 2018 Earlier this year, using the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), White Coat Waste Project (WCW) exposed the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) little-known kitten slaughterhouse that was kept hidden for nearly 50 years. Apparently, the USDA wants to keep...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 30 August 2018

White Coat Waste Project was founded in 2011 to unite liberty-lovers and animal-lovers to stop $15 billion in forced taxpayer-funded animal experiments each year. New research shows we’re succeeding. According to a new Pew Research poll, for the first time in history, a majority of Americans oppose animal testing. 📈 Most Americans now oppose animal...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 09 August 2018

In March of this year–following advocacy by White Coat Waste Project, Congress and veterans–President Trump signed historic legislation defunding for the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) painful and wasteful dog experimentation. Now, WCW has uncovered that days after the defund was signed into law, the notorious Cleveland VA Medical Center spent $42,721 of taxpayers’ money to pre-order...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 03 August 2018

We just made history. As first reported by Connecting Vets and Richmond, VA’s ABC TV affiliate, following pressure from White Coat Waste Project and a bipartisan Congressional coalition, the Department of Veterans Affairs has created the first-ever federal policy promoting the retirement of dogs, cats, primates, rabbits and other animals no longer needed for experiments. Following my bipartisan...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 02 August 2018

  Last week, more than two dozen bipartisan lawmakers launched a first-ever effort urging all federal agencies to retire dogs, cats and primates at the end of wasteful and cruel government experiments. Congress members on both sides of the aisles took to social media to express their support for the campaign: As it stands, helpless...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 27 July 2018

  Lawmakers want federal agencies to disclose info on adoptions and retirements for dogs, cats and primates that survive experiments. https://t.co/RkjqQECnGU — Roll Call (@rollcall) July 27, 2018 When wasteful government animal experiments are defunded, canceled or completed, taxpayers want dogs, cats and primates who survive the abuse to be given a second chance in...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 19 July 2018

Following a WCW campaign and letters from over 55,000 taxpayers, Republicans and Democrats in Congress are holding theEnvironmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) accountable for torturing animals in useless experiments that three-quarters of voters oppose. As first reported by the Daily Caller, in a pointed letter to Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, Representatives Matt Gaetz (R-FL), Scott Perry...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 19 July 2018

  Following White Coat Waste Project’s investigation and campaign exposing the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) forced inhalation tests on animals–and advocacy by the majority of taxpayers who oppose this waste and abuse–lawmakers are taking action.  In the just-passed 2019 EPA funding bill, the House of Representatives included a bipartisan amendment co-sponsored by Reps. David Joyce (R-OH) and...