Posted by Anthony Bellotti | 07 March 2019

UPDATE (4/2/19): Following a year-long White Coat Waste Project campaign, the USDA announced that its kitten slaughterhouse will close permanently and the 14 surviving cats will be adopted out. Read more. Original post (03/07/19) Photos of cats inside the USDA’s Beltsville, MD experimentation lab obtained by WCW via the Freedom of Information Act. Last year,...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 04 March 2019

UPDATE (4/2/19): Following a year-long White Coat Waste Project campaign, the USDA announced that its kitten slaughterhouse will close permanently and the 14 surviving cats will be adopted out. Read more. Original post (03/04/19) Following a successful free speech lawsuit filed by White Coat Waste Project, the Maryland Transportation Administration (MTA) is running eye-opening WCW...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 15 February 2019

UPDATE (4/2/19): Following a year-long White Coat Waste Project campaign, the USDA announced that its kitten slaughterhouse will close permanently and the 14 surviving cats will be adopted out. Read more. UPDATE (2/15/19): After being passed by Congress this summer, this legislation has been signed into law by President Donald Trump as part of a 2019...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 15 February 2019

UPDATE (2/15/19): After being passed by Congress this summer, this legislation has been signed into law by President Donald Trump as part of a 2019 federal spending bill. US EPA budget contains wins for animal testing alternatives – read the full story: https://t.co/pmRkORxljm #ChemicalWatchNews — Chemical Watch (@chemicalwatch) March 5, 2019 Original post (7/19/18)  Following...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 14 February 2019

Last year, following pressure from White Coat Waste Project, Congress, and veterans, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) spent $1.3 million of taxpayers’ money to commission an independent review of its wasteful and cruel dog experimentation program. Now, Ted Lieu (D-CA) and Lee Zeldin (R-NY)–Air Force and Army veterans, respectively–are leading a group calling on...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 13 February 2019

As reported by USA Today, NBC News, and others, more than 60 Members of Congress from both sides of the aisle have just re-introduced the Preventing Unkind and Painful Procedures and Experiments on Respected Species (PUPPERS) Act (HR 1155) to de-fund “maximum pain” experiments and other cruel and wasteful dog testing at the U.S. Department...

Posted by Anthony Bellotti | 13 February 2019

Lara Trump’s new cause: Stop experiments on dogs at the VA https://t.co/ATyBM4ieeb pic.twitter.com/NKKgbGx5K2 — Talking Points Memo (@TPM) February 13, 2019 Dogs locked in taxpayer-funded government testing labs have it rough, but thankfully they have friends in high places speaking up for them. President Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law Lara Trump–a passionate advocate for the welfare of...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 11 February 2019

In recent years, White Coat Waste Project has exposed how federal agencies use your tax dollars to abuse cats, dogs, and primates in wasteful experiments, and that many of these animals are callously killed out of convenience when the testing stops.  However, taxpayers bought these animals and we want Uncle Sam to #GiveThemBack. The campaign...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 07 February 2019

Following a bipartisan request from military veterans Reps. Brian Mast (R-FL), Ted Lieu (D-CA), and Vern Buchanan (R-FL) and Congresswoman Dina Titus (D-NV), the VA Inspector General has initiated an investigation of the agency’s suspicious “approval” in early 2018 for continued wasteful and cruel dog testing following a defund and restrictions enacted by Congress and the President....