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,...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 30 January 2018

In an unprecedented and astounding win for WCW, taxpayers and animals, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced it is permanently canceling its nicotine experiments on monkeys and sending dozens of monkeys involved in the study to a sanctuary. The Washington Post, New York Times, Huffington Post and others are covering the victory. This major...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 25 January 2018

In a new column for The Daily Caller, legendary political strategist and former Donald Trump adviser Roger Stone calls on the President to end wasteful and cruel taxpayer-funded dog experiments at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Stone writes: “The VA’s dog testing is another horror show that needs to end. Neglecting veterans’ needs and abusing man’s...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 19 January 2018

  Rep. Robert Pittenger meets with WCW and constituents at his Washington, D.C. office Just weeks after White Coat Waste Project exposed how the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is trying to force sunscreen companies to conduct unnecessary, expensive and cruel poisoning tests on animals, Congress is taking action. As first reported by POLITICO, North Carolina Congressman...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 28 December 2017

As we’ve reported before, the federal government is the driving force behind the overwhelming majority of animal testing in the U.S., even wasteful and cruel cosmetics testing. Now, as covered in Rare, a new study by the U.S. Government Accountability Office reports that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is trying to force sunscreen companies to perform painful, ineffective, multi-million-dollar...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 22 December 2017

In 2017, White Coat Waste Project revolutionized campaigns and scored historic wins to expose and stop $15 billion in secretive, wasteful and cruel taxpayer-funded experiments on dogs, monkeys, and other animals. None of this would have been possible without our generous and dedicated supporters who sent more than 600,000 messages to lawmakers in 2017. Check out this year-end...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 12 December 2017

Virginia state Senators Bill Stanley (R-VA) and Glen Sturtevant (R-VA) are ramping up their fight against wasteful taxpayer-funded “maximum pain” dog experiments at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Richmond that White Coat Waste Project and a VA whistleblower exposed. As reported by the Richmond Times-Dispatch and WRIC , the Republicans just introduced a bill for the 2018 legislative session that bans...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 08 December 2017

White Coat Waste Project is proud to announce the recipients of our annual “Congressional Waste Warrior” awards for 2017. As reported in Roll Call, this award recognizes members of Congress who have demonstrated outstanding leadership to expose and stop $15 billion in wasteful and unnecessary taxpayer-funded animal experiments, an effort that a majority of Americans support. Below...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 01 December 2017

Starting on Veterans Day, our national TV ad campaign exposing the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) painful and wasteful dog experiments has hit Washington, D.C., Cleveland and Milwaukee. Now, the ads are storming the airwaves in Richmond, Virginia, home of the VA’s most horrific dog laboratories where puppies are subjected to “maximum pain” heart attack experiments....