Lady Freethinker is a force of nature for nature. When she sets out to fight for a cause, what out animal abusers. Now, she's set her sights on a cruel method of creating super expensive coffee called Kopi Luwak. Civets are force-fed beans to create the world's most expensive coffee. These innocent, cat like animals have been found living in cramped and filthy cages in Indonesia, going mad from the confinement and deprivation. Together we can stop this horror!
Award-winning author and public health nutritionist Tracye McQuirter, MPH, has been changing the landscape of health and wellness over the course of the last 30 years. Now, McQuirter is bringing her expertise to the world with her new program “10,000 Black Vegan Women.” This is happening through a series of online 21-Day Vegan Fresh Starts throughout the year with cooking videos, meal plans, vegan recipes, grocery shopping lists, meal prep guides and nutrition tips.
U.S. House Takes Action on Legislation to End the Brutal Butcher of American Equines The U.S. House held hearings on the slaughter of American horses for overseas markets for human consumption. The House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee heard testimony on the Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act, H.R. 961.
Slaughter Free Chicago is a campaign launched in 2018 by Free from Harm, a non profit 501c3 organization dedicated to helping end animal exploitation through grassroots activism and public education. The mission of Slaughter Free Chicago is to end slaughter in Chicago for the benefit of animals, workers, communities and the planet.
Animal welfare and environmental protection organizations often overlook how the food served at their events and fundraisers may conflict with their missions. Animal shelters will serve animals such as cows, pigs, and chickens as food (e.g. burgers, ice cream, or even a pig roast) to raise funds for the cats and dogs they rescue under the missions of promoting compassion for animals or reducing the suffering of animals.
Social Compassion In Legislation (SCIL) scored massive victories for animals in 2019. We review them all and talk about the impact California, the world's 5th largest economy, has on the world at large. SCIL has been a vanguard voice sponsoring landmark legislation since our founding in 2007. Whether local, state, or federal our mission is saving and protecting animals.
All across the United States, people are transforming their lives with a plant-based diet. They are beating heart disease, type 2 diabetes, depression, obesity and cancer, and they want you to know that trying a vegan diet could change – or save – your life, too.
This podcast focuses on the animal rights movement in Canada, where activists are being arrested as pro-ag industry politicians push for laws to quash undercover investigations and the fast growing campaign to bear witness at slaughterhouses, a movement that began in Ontario, Canada.
There is outrage over a planned bear hunt in New Jersey and critics say the current governor, Phil Murphy, promised to stop the bear hunt and needs to live up to that promise. The action point is simple. Call Governor Phil Murphy at 609 292-6000 and say NO to the bear hunt. Critics say the governor can stop it with an executive order.
Elephants are ripped away from their families and "broken" in horrific torture scenarios in order to make them tame enough to provide rides for tourists. The videos of the "training" are the stuff of nightmares. When abducted from the wild, elephant families are separated, gunned down and otherwise violated.
Shop For Rescues just may be the first cruelty free online pet supplies retailer using a socially responsible business model known as compassionate commerce. The mission for Shop For Rescues is to use the sale of its pet supplies to create a consistent non-traditional funding mechanism for 501(c)3’s involved with the rescue and transference of dogs, cats and horses from abusive homes, over crowded municipal shelters and kill environments. Impressively, SFR can use up to 27.5% of its gross...
A panel of vegan/animal rights activists, who have attended the climate strike events, talk about how their message has been received by the greater "environmental" community. Teenage Nobel Prize nominee Greta Thunberg's shifting focus is also a topic.
So much happening in the vegan/animal rights world! This weekend California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law key legislation to protect animals! Now, California will become the first state to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur products! This is a massive victory that animal advocates believe will encourage other states to follow suit and spell the end of this cruel and unnecessary industry.
Some politicians deny climate change. That's bad. Other politicians say it's real but continue to engage in behaviors that cause climate change. That's bad too. Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren recently said we shouldn't get distracted by cheeseburgers and plastic straws.
Dolly Vyas-Ahuja's grandfather marched with Gandhi in India. Now, Dolly - who hails from Texas - has gone back to India to fight for the freedom of animals tortured for dairy. While India has a strong vegetarian tradition, it is also a huge consumer of dairy.