Left Coast Events: Janine Goes to Amy Soranno at Victoria’s Vegtoria July 20, 2019

From the mainstage at the 3rd annual Vegtoria held July 20th 2019 in Victoria BC, on the unceded traditional lands of the Coast Salish Peoples, Amy Soranno spoke about her personal journey with chronic illness and her fight for animal liberation since becoming vegan in 2014.  Amy works with Okanagan Animal Save organizing and facilitating slaughterhouse vigils, she participates in underground investigations and rescues, and she does street outreach with Anonymous for the Voiceless.  Most recently, Amy was arrested during a “Meat the Victims” action which exposed inhumane conditions inside the Excelsior Hog Farm in Abbotsford BC.  This action was documented, including video taken inside the hog farm, at The Intercept
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Chris Cook hosts Gorilla Radio, airing Thursdays/Saturdays, 11am/8am Pacific Time. In Victoria at 101.9FM, on the internet at: cfuv.ca, and archived at: www.gorilla-radio.com. He is too the past contributing editor to the web news site, www.pacificfreepress.com, (now defunct). Tweets @paciffreepress and the GR blog is at: gorillaradioblog.blogspot.com. G-Radio is dedicated to social justice, the environment, community, and providing a forum for people and issues not covered in the corporate media. Some past guests include: M. Shahid Alam, Joel Bakan, Maude Barlow, Ramzy Baroud, David Barsamian, William Blum, Luciana Bohne, Helen Caldicott, Noam Chomsky, Paul Cienfuegos, Yves Engler, Laura Flanders, Denis Halliday, Julia Butterfly Hill, Robert Jensen, Dahr Jamail, Chalmers Johnson, Malalai Joya, Kathy Kelly, Ingmar Lee, Dave Lindorff, Andrew Gavin Marshall, Stefania Maurizi, Greg Palast, Michael Parenti, John Pilger, Kevin Pina, Ted Rall, Paul Craig Roberts, John Ross, David Rovics, Joan Russow, Danny Schechter, Vandana Shiva, Norman Solomon, David Swanson, Andy Worthington, Mickey Z., Howard Zinn and many others.

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