Posted by Justin Goodman | 07 November 2018

Earlier this year, White Coat Waste Project (WCW) convinced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to cancel a $5.5 million nicotine addiction experiment on monkeys and relocate the primates to an accredited sanctuary. Now, as reported by Science magazine, Washington Examiner, and VegNews, U.S. Congressmen Brendan Boyle (D-PA) and Matt Gaetz (R-FL) have sent a letter to...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 03 November 2018

Following a USA Today cover story about White Coat Waste Project’s campaign to end the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) dog experimentation–and VA’s questionable decision to continue several wasteful and cruel projects–influential figures are speaking out to criticize the VA’s waste abuse. Former VA Secretary David Shulkin tweeted out that he opposes VA’s dog testing: Thank...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 01 November 2018

In just 18 months, White Coat Waste Project’s campaign to end painful taxpayer-funded dog experimentation at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has made historic progress. Congress has twice enacted legislation restricting VA’s dog testing. Virginia enacted the nation’s first state law banning spending on “maximum pain” dog and cat experiments. The VA implemented the federal government’s first...

Posted by Anthony Bellotti | 10 October 2018

UPDATE (10/9/18): A federal judge has rejected Richmond Transit’s attempt to dismiss WCW’s lawsuit and allowed the case to proceed. ORIGINAL POST (10/26/17) Photos taken by a whistleblower inside the dog experimentation laboratory at Richmond Veterans Affairs Medical Center   As first reported by The Richmond Times-Dispatch and ABC8 News-WRIC, this morning White Coat Waste Project (WCW)...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 14 September 2018

UPDATE (9/21/18): President Trump signed this legislation into law. Congress votes to extend restrictions on deadly dog research https://t.co/5MZgqyvaYt pic.twitter.com/0fRbeeGRM6 — 8News WRIC Richmond (@8NEWS) September 20, 2018 As a cosponsor of the bipartisan #PUPPERS Act, I’m proud Congress has once again voted to cut funding for unnecessary & painful testing on #dogs at the #VA. This...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 06 September 2018

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 (09/06/18) USDA blocking information on experiments that killed 3,000 cats, lawsuit says https://t.co/jkpkf02Sed — Washington Post (@washingtonpost) September 6, 2018 Earlier this...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 30 August 2018

White Coat Waste Project was founded in 2011 to unite liberty-lovers and animal-lovers to stop $15 billion in forced taxpayer-funded animal experiments each year. New research shows we’re succeeding. According to a new Pew Research poll, for the first time in history, a majority of Americans oppose animal testing. 📈 Most Americans now oppose animal...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 09 August 2018

In March of this year–following advocacy by White Coat Waste Project, Congress and veterans–President Trump signed historic legislation defunding for the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) painful and wasteful dog experimentation. Now, WCW has uncovered that days after the defund was signed into law, the notorious Cleveland VA Medical Center spent $42,721 of taxpayers’ money to pre-order...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 03 August 2018

We just made history. As first reported by Connecting Vets and Richmond, VA’s ABC TV affiliate, following pressure from White Coat Waste Project and a bipartisan Congressional coalition, the Department of Veterans Affairs has created the first-ever federal policy promoting the retirement of dogs, cats, primates, rabbits and other animals no longer needed for experiments. Following my bipartisan...