Eric Adams was a rising star in NYC politics, but diabetes and partial blindness could have derailed his hopes until a Whole-Food Plant-Based Diet restored his health and vision. Rev. Carol Saunders is an ordained Unity minister dedicated to reinstating Unity’s early teachings about vegetarianism and animal rights.
For the past three decades, Eric L. Adams has served the residents of Brooklyn as borough president, state senator, police officer, and coalition builder. In November of 2017, he was reelected for a second term to represent all of Brooklyn as borough president. Born in Brownsville and educated in the City’s public school system, Eric is committed to ensuring Brooklyn’s bright future by helping each and every Brooklynite reach his or her full potential. Eric has worked to make the popularity of Brooklyn’s brand translate into prosperity for the over 2.6 million Brooklynites that call the borough home. He is a big believer in the power of connections, of bringing together people in need of services with resources that have long existed but have been underutilized. As a legislator, Eric’s record in the New York State Senate was one that underscored his strong commitment to the rights of those from every walk of life, including protecting the right to privacy, supporting marriage equality, defending a woman’s right to choose, as well as fighting for students’ rights, workers’ rights, and animal rights. His work involved efforts to prevent racial profiling, gender discrimination, domestic violence, and elder abuse.
Rev. Carol Saunders is an ordained Unity and Interfaith minister, writer and blogger. She hosts a weekly podcast called The Spiritual Forum, authors a blog site called wolfandthelamb.com, and has compiled an easy-to-read booklet that summarizes Unity’s early teachings on ethical vegetarianism . She believes that veganism is a spiritual practice. It is one of the ways we live in alignment with our beliefs in Oneness and our values of Universal Love and World Peace
Blast from the past! We’ve spoken with clergy from several faiths on the show. Check out our episode with vegan United Methodist minister Frank L. Hoffman, Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz, and Imam Sohaib Sultan.
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