Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 22 March 2018

The press is calling it “a win for the White Coat Waste Project, a nonprofit that frames animal rights as a conservative issue by linking it to the waste of taxpayer dollars.”  President Trump has just signed a federal spending bill that includes a WCW-backed measure that will defund most–if not all–of the Department of Veterans...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 14 March 2018

In the face of growing pressure from WCW, Congress, media, veterans, and other taxpayers, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced a new, expanded effort to curb wasteful and cruel taxpayer-funded dog experiments. The VA reports that it has not approved any new dog experiments since last year, and that it is reviewing all ongoing projects with...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 13 March 2018

As first reported in an Arkansas Democrat-Gazette cover story, White Coat Waste Project recently won a federal lawsuit that reveals why the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took quick and decisive action to cancel its nicotine addiction experiments on baby monkeys after criticism from WCW. Squirrel monkey confined at FDA’s nicotine addiction lab. After the FDA initially refused to do...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 10 March 2018

As first reported in The Daily Caller, a White Coat Waste Project analysis of government documents has revealed dozens of cruel, misleading and outdated multi-million-dollar animal tests at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). REVEALED: EPA Animal Testing Studies Forced Rats To Inhale Diesel Exhaust, Smog https://t.co/Dy8Fe6x3ml pic.twitter.com/1D9pW1b8Oj — The Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) March 9, 2018...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 08 March 2018

UPDATE (3/8/18): After a win in the Senate, the Virginia House has unanimously passed the WCW-backed bill to permanently defund maximum pain tests on dogs and cats.  The bill is headed to the governor’s desk!  Originally posted on 2/9/18 In a major win for taxpayers and animals, the Virginia State Senate has overwhelmingly passed a bill...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 28 February 2018

Once a strong defender of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ “maximum pain” experiments on puppies, ABC Richmond reports VA Secretary David Shulkin has now done a much-welcome about-face on the issue. In an interview with The Daily Caller–in response to a question prompted by Roger Stone’s recent op-ed on the topic–Shulkin stated, “I am not a...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 26 February 2018

AMVETS — one of the nation’s largest and most influential veterans groups representing more than 250,000 veterans — has joined WCW and more than a dozen other veterans’ organizations to denounce the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) painful dog experiments. In a letter to Congressional leaders with authority over the VA’s budget, AMVETS wrote: “…the VA...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 23 February 2018

One million Americans tuned in to this hard-hitting Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) report that features White Coat Waste Project’s campaign to expose and stop the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) wasteful and cruel dog experiments. Pat Robertson, one of the country’s most influential conservatives, denounced the VA’s dog labs saying: “Some of this looks like it’s...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 15 February 2018

UPDATE (2/21/18):  More national veterans groups have come out in support of ending the VA’s painful dog experiments and redirecting resources to more productive programs for veterans. Groups endorsing the campaign include American GI Forum, American Military Retirees Association, AMVETS, DisabledVeterans.org, Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the U.S., Military-Veterans Advocacy, Jewish War Veterans of the USA,...