White Coat Waste Project is a taxpayer watchdog group representing more than 2 million liberty-lovers and animal-lovers who all agree: taxpayers shouldn’t be forced to pay over $20 billion every year for wasteful and cruel experiments on dogs, cats, monkeys and other animals.
Join the fight: because taxpayers have a right to know who’s paying the bills… and who’s cashing the checks.
Investigate and analyze wasteful government spending on animal experiments
Educate a new generation of taxpayers on how their money is being wasted.
Build a diverse coalition of liberty-lovers, animal-lovers, doctors, scientists and bipartisan lawmakers to stop wasteful government spending on taxpayer-funded animal experiments
What They Are Saying
As much of the United States entered COVID lockdowns in April 2020, a tiny group that campaigns against federal funding for animal experiments spotted an opportunity. WCW sprung into action, persuading DailyMail to run a story saying the US government had funded the [Wuhan] lab. Then all hell broke loose.Buzzfeed
More than any other group, it is WCW that has elevated the cause of stopping these horrific government experimentations on dogs and puppies into the mainstream political conversation.Glenn Greenwald, Pulitzer Prize Winner
GOP Lawmakers, Biden Come Together on Cats…funding for the Russian labs was discontinued. For the lawmakers and the White Coat Waste Project—not to mention the cats—that felt like a win.The Bulwark
White Coat Waste Project is not a traditional animal advocacy organization, but one focused on what it says is government waste on testing — the kind of issue that could appeal to both fiscal conservatives and animal rights activists.Washington Post
Not a single federal primate lab was closed by an establishment animal rights group during either the Trump or Biden administrations. White Coat Waste Project, which focuses on taxpayer spending, closed down three.TimCast
Thanks to the White Coat Waste Project for helping to expose the Wuhan Lab.Senator Rand Paul
The White Coat Waste Project, with the help of Collins and other lawmakers, has prompted the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Defense, the Food and Drug Administration, and the National Institutes of Health to create retirement policies for lab animals.NPR
WCW was the first to expose the money flow between EcoHealth and the Wuhan laboratories, with a strong campaign run by its President Anthony Bellotti and Deputy Justin Goodman.Sharri Markson, What Really Happened in Wuhan