Voices for the Animals

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Airs at: Fri, 04/23/2021 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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Interviews about animal rights issues

 

Every 4th Friday of the month from 10a -10:30a

 

"Voices for the Animals" is a monthly half-hour program that tackles the issues around animal rights and welfare. We feature interviews with front-line activists and advocates who are working to make a difference in the lives of animals around the world. With hosts Noah Bristol and Michele Coppola. (Music "Cajongo" by Gaia,  played by Martin Watkinson on the cello & Cherita Meadows on the cajon.)


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Banning Animal Cruelty and Abuse In Oregon

Airs at: Fri, 03/26/2021 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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Today we get to speak with David Michelson, the chief petitioner of the Yes On IP13 campaign and director of the petition committee End Animal Cruelty. The Initiative Petition 13 is a proposed ballot initiative for the 2022 Oregon general election. If passed, IP13 would rem... Read more

Voices for the Animals on 02/26/21

Airs at: Fri, 02/26/2021 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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Voices for the Animals on 01/22/21

Airs at: Fri, 01/22/2021 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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Good News for Animals: A VFTA Gift To Our Listeners!

Airs at: Fri, 12/25/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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Our Christmas Day edition of Voices for the Animals is sure to boost your holiday spirit as we share some of the good news that happened this year in the animal welfare world! Host Michele Coppola will talk with Hannah Baker of Four Paws International about the sanctuary re... Read more

Morality, safety, and food production in a changing world

Airs at: Fri, 11/27/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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Today we get to speak with Matthew Cooper, an organizer for Compassionate PDX, about Fur Free Friday and the campaign to ban the sale of new fur goods in Oregon. Then we hear from Dr. Michael Gregor on the relationship between animal agriculture and recurring pandemics. Read more

Freeing Lolita & Sharks: The Latest Victims of COVID-19

Airs at: Fri, 10/23/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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  On our next program, host Michele Coppola brings you two stories you don’t want to miss. Sharks may have an (undeserved) bad reputation, but they are very much in danger: it’s estimated that as many as half a million of them will be slaughtered to make a vaccine for COVI... Read more

Aligning values with action: Jessica Janson and the Food For Thought campaign

Airs at: Fri, 09/25/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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Today we get to speak with Jessica Janson, a coordinator for Animal Place's Food For Thought campaign. The campaign works with various animal welfare, social justice, and environmental organizations to adopt animal- and earth- friendly menu policies for fundraising and spon... Read more

Animal Tourism is No Vacation For Animals!

Airs at: Fri, 08/28/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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Ever ridden an elephant or camel, swam with dolphins, had a selfie with a bear cub, or taken a horse-drawn carriage ride while visiting another country or city? You may not have realized it, but that activity was almost assuredly the product of animal cruelty. On this week'... Read more

Fighting Ventilation Shutdown industry mass animal killing with Matt Johnson

Airs at: Fri, 07/24/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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Today we welcome to the show Matt Johnson, Press Coordinator for Direct Action Everywhere (DxE). Direct Action Everywhere is a global network of activists working to achieve animal liberation in one generation. DxE employs a wide variety of tactics in pursuit of this goal, ... Read more

Talking Elephant Liberation with "Free the Oregon Zoo Elephants" (FOZE)

Airs at: Fri, 06/26/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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Today we welcome back to the show Courtney Scott, founder and president of Free the Oregon Zoo Elephants and former co-host of this very show! FOZE is active on many fronts, testifying at Metro Council, meeting with the zoo directors, organizing rallies and demos, doing out... Read more