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 tests!
🐘 Republican opposition to animal testing is at an all-time high!
— White Coat Waste Project (@WhiteCoatWaste) August 26, 2018
As the Independent Journal Review (IJR) reported, Pew found that, “GOP opposition to animal testing, likewise, has skyrocketed from just 33 percent in 2009 to a whopping 48 percent now.” This is an increase of nearly 50% in just the last decade, a critical shift that helped push overall public opposition to animal testing past 50%.
Polls commissioned by WCW have found that a majority of voters from both sides of the aisle also oppose taxpayer-funded animal tests specifically, and that a supermajority object to abuses like EPA’s inhalation tests on animals.
The White Coat Waste Project revealed 79% of Republicans and 68% of Democrats want to cut the @EPA‘s spending on cruel animal tests. It is time we stop wasteful spending on animal testing! https://t.co/EUXYb5G2qX
— Rep. Matt Gaetz (@RepMattGaetz) August 28, 2018
IJR highlighted some of WCW’s campaigns and related bipartisan efforts in Congress to end wasteful taxpayer-funded animal testing, including the Department of Veterans Affairs’ “maximum pain” experiments on dogs, cats, monkeys and other animals.
Tell Congress to pass the bipartisan KITTEN Act to permanently defund deadly taxpayer-funded experiments on kittens at the USDA!