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. ORIGINAL POST (5/7/19) The National Institutes of Health (NIH) spends more tax money to abuse...

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...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 20 May 2019

Over 1.1 million White Coat Waste Project advocates have spoken up for our #GiveThemBack campaign and Congress listened! Proud to introduce the AFTER Act yesterday. All animals who suffer through government testing deserve a loving home, not a death sentence.https://t.co/jv5JwpmQrM — Rep. Brendan Boyle (@CongBoyle) May 23, 2019

Posted by Justin Goodman | 09 May 2019

The powerful House Appropriations Committee has just passed its 2o2o spending bill for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and the legislation includes a measure de-funding of all of the VA’s painful dog testing (see section 247)! I don’t think it’s too much to ask the VA to do better than harming and killing puppies...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 18 April 2019

It’s tax season, and CBS News is reporting, “Tax refunds so far this year are down by $6 billion from 2018.”  Taxpayers have a right to know how their missing refunds are instead being spent by Uncle Sam, and White Coat Waste Project’s new ad campaign aims to do just that. WCW billboard running near...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 04 April 2019

Following the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) decision to shut down its kitten slaughterhouse and adopt out the survivors after a year-long White Coat Waste Project campaign, lawmakers across the political spectrum took to social media to celebrate the decision. “Under no circumstances should your tax dollars be used to fund cruel, painful experiments on cats...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 02 April 2019

Following an intense year-long White Coat Waste Project (WCW) campaign, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has just announced it is ending all cat experiments and adopting out the 14 cats remaining at its laboratory. The news comes just two weeks after WCW released its report exposing the USDA’s kitten cannibalism experiments using cats and dogs purchased...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 01 April 2019

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is about to receive more puppies to abuse and kill in taxpayer-funded experiments. According to VA documents obtained by White Coat Waste Project through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), a shipment of three hound puppies as young as 9 months old is set to be delivered to the...