Posted by Justin Goodman | 28 January 2017

  Thanks to our dedicated supporters, we reached an historic milestone this week: Our petitions (on the WCW site & Change.org) pressing Congress to end cruel and wasteful government experiments on dogs eclipsed a combined 260,000 signatures. A majority of Americans want to see this taxpayer-funded abuse ended, and we’re making sure your voices are...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 10 January 2017

  This morning, Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) released the 2017 edition of his renowned Wastebook, an annual report highlighting 50 of the most egregious examples of wasteful government spending. Sen. Flake–who was honored last month as one of White Coat Waste Project’s 2016 “Congressional Waste Warriors”–features five projects that involve cruel, bizarre and unnecessary taxpayer-funded animal experiments....

Posted by Justin Goodman | 05 January 2017

  Last month, WCW founder and president Anthony Bellotti was a guest on the Heartland Institute’s Budget and Tax News podcast to discuss our work to end $15 billion-plus in wasteful government spending on animal experiments. From the summary: In this episode of the weekly Budget & Tax News podcast, research fellow and managing editor Jesse...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 22 December 2016

  We’ve enlisted bipartisan support in the House and Senate. Now, a former speechwriter for the Secretaries of Treasury and Labor under President George W. Bush is urging President-elect Donald Trump to support the White Coat Waste Project’s work to end wasteful government experimentation on dogs and other animals.  In her new U.S. News and World...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 21 December 2016

2/27/17 UPDATE: The GAO has agreed to conduct this first-ever audit of spending on and transparency about federal animal experimentation. Originally published on December 21, 2016 Following the White Coat Waste Project’s recent exposé of secretive and wasteful dog laboratories at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Pentagon, National Institutes of Health and other agencies, influential U.S. Senators are joining a...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 16 December 2016

Our campaign to expose and end wasteful government experiments on dogs and other animals is picking up steam. Our supporters have sent more than 57,000 letters to Congress, a growing bipartisan group of congress members is taking government agencies to task, and we’re making headlines nationwide. Now, world-class scientists are speaking out, too.  In a new...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 09 December 2016

  Taxpayer-funded animal experimentation is un-American, and we have the data to prove it. Opinion surveys in recent years show Americans’ growing opposition to animal experimentation, with the most recent Pew poll reporting that a majority of Americans now object to “the use of animals in scientific research.” Now, as reported by Red Alert Politics, a new...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 01 December 2016

White Coat Waste Project is proud to announce the six recipients of our inaugural “Congressional Waste Warrior” awards for the 114th Congress. The prize recognizes Members of Congress who have demonstrated outstanding leadership on critical efforts to expose and stop wasteful spending on unnecessary animal experimentation inside government laboratories. Recent polls show that a majority...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 21 November 2016

  Last week, WCW blew the lid off of secretive and wasteful government experiments on dogs with our new Spending to Death investigative report and launched our bipartisan advocacy campaign to end these abuses at a standing-room-only Congressional briefing co-hosted by Republican and Democrat members of Congress. Our novel approach to ending forced taxpayer-funded experiments on dogs and other animals has...