Posted by Justin Goodman | 03 July 2018

This past weekend, White Coat Waste Project and some of its top supporters from around the country had the honor of hosting Congressman Ted Lieu (D-CA), one of Congress’s most outstanding leaders fighting wasteful taxpayer-funded animal experiments. At the private standing-room-only “Winning in Washington” event emceed by animal advocate and journalist Jane Velez-Mitchell, Rep. Lieu–a 2017 WCW...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 08 June 2018

  L-R: Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-CA), “The Kitten Lady” Hannah Shaw, and Rep. Mike Bishop (R-MI) Yesterday, White Coat Waste Project hosted a Capitol Hill briefing featuring world-famous kitten advocate Hannah Shaw (The Kitten Lady) to build even more Congressional support for the bipartisan KITTEN Act to end deadly taxpayer-funded kitten experiments at the U.S....

Posted by Justin Goodman | 29 May 2018

  UPDATE (8/1/18): The full U.S. Senate has passed the 2019 USDA funding bill containing language urging the agency to end its use of kittens and adopt out cats from the laboratory. Just three weeks after White Coat Waste Project exposed deadly taxpayer-funded kitten experiments at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)–and our supporters sent nearly...

Posted by Anthony Bellotti | 16 May 2018

WCW VP Justin Goodman speaks alongside Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and NEAVS’s Nathan Herschler at the Congressional briefing to release the “Toxic Testing” report Last year, White Coat Waste Project exposed the National Toxicology Program’s (NTP) taxpayer-funded animal tests for so-called “abortion herbs” and cosmetics ingredients. It turns out, the problem is even worse than we knew....

Posted by Justin Goodman | 11 May 2018

Just days after White Coat Waste Project’s new exposé of USDA’s deadly taxpayer-funded kitten experiments, Congressman Mike Bishop (R-MI)–who was instrumental in breaking the investigation–has joined forces with House Agriculture Committee member Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) to introduce a bill to end this waste and abuse. As first reported by CNN, the bipartisan pair introduced the...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 07 May 2018

The kitten is out of the bag. A new White Coat Waste Project investigation has exposed that for nearly half-a-century taxpayers have been funding deadly kitten experiments at a secretive U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) laboratory in Beltsville, Maryland. Now, we’re working with Congress to stop it. Photo from inside USDA kitten lab obtained by...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 28 April 2018

White Coat Waste Project, Members of Congress, and influential politicos agree that wasteful air pollution animal tests at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) should be relegated to the trash heap of history.  So does a bipartisan supermajority of American taxpayers who are being forced to pay for EPA to force 20,000 animals annually to eat lard and then inhale...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 18 April 2018

To coincide with Tax Week 2018, White Coat Waste Project just launched a national campaign to defund the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) wasteful and deadly multi-million-dollar air pollution animal tests. Our exposé last month uncovered how your tax dollars are funding EPA tests on more than 20,000 animals annually that include forcing them to eat lard and then...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 09 April 2018

In a historic win for taxpayers and animals following WCW investigations, Virginia has enacted the country’s first law that would prevent tax dollars from being spent on “maximum pain” experiments on dogs and cats at the Richmond VA Medical Center and all other facilities across the state. Bill approved banning tax dollars for painful medical research on...