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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Forbes Magazine & CDC’s Rogue Scientist

By Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Stark facts belie Willingham's dismissive assertion that Thorsen is merely the creature of an anti-vaccine conspiracy mill. Poul Thorsen is subject of a 22-count indictment by the US Department of Justice for wire fraud and money laundering in connection with more than $1 million in research grants that he allegedly […]

Risks to Children from Water Fluoridation—One Dose Does Not Fit All

By Amanda Just, MS, and David Kennedy, DDS,  from CHD’s Partner: International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) Fluoridation is the addition of an industrial compound to the public drinking water for the purpose of altering the consumer’s oral health. Municipalities that add fluoride to their water supplies do so based on a “one dose […]

Protecting the Innocent: Dental Amalgam Mercury and Risks to Fetuses, Infants and Children

By Amanda Just, David Kennedy, DDS, and Jack Kall, DMD from CHD’s Partner: International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT)   Dorice Madronero offered a grave warning to a 2010 Dental Products Panel of United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA): “As a young expectant mother I know that twice following dental work I […]

The Fox Owns the Henhouse—When Public Safety is Governed by Private Profit

“There is more than one way to burn a book. And the world is full of people running about with lit matches.” ― Ray Bradbury, author of Fahrenheit 451   By José Solís, Ph.D., Guest Contributor A couple of days ago I stumbled upon a radio interview where the topic was safety and government oversight. […]

$4 Billion and Growing: U.S. Payouts for Vaccine Injuries and Deaths Keep Climbing

In most public health communications about vaccination, officials gloss over vaccine risks, dismissing any possible “side effects” as mild. However, vaccination programs have always resulted in more serious vaccine injuries for some. In the 1970s and early 1980s, for example, the diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (DPT) vaccine and its whole-cell pertussis component had chalked up so much vaccine damage that a television documentary likened receiving a DPT shot to playing “vaccine roulette.”

Frequently Asked Questions

Other FAQs Mercury Myths Media Claims Herd Immunity Questions Media Should Be Asking CHD’s Vaccine Safety Project Mercury is Not Safe in Any Form: Debunking the Myths About Thimerosal “Safety Media Vaccine Safety Claims vs. Facts We’re living in an age where parents increasingly report that their typically developing children declined cognitively and physically after […]

Countering False Vaccine Safety Claims

Vaccines can and do cause injuries, including autism   By The Children’s Health Defense Team We’re living in an age where parents increasingly report that their typically developing children declined cognitively and physically after receiving vaccines. Despite the sound science supporting these parent claims, government agencies and mainstream media continue issuing the now shopworn mantra […]

Deadly Immunity – Government Cover-up of a Mercury/Autism Scandal

KEEPING UP THE PRESSURE – RFK, Jr. addressing the media during a February 15 press conference in Washington, DC on the ongoing vaccine science corruption within our government agencies. In the 12 years since the publication of “Deadly Immunity,” Mr. Kennedy has remained steadfast in his insistence that when it comes to vaccine safety and protecting […]

Studies Link Heavy Metals to the Explosion of Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Declining IQ in American Children

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Children’s Health Defense   A “silent pandemic of neurodevelopmental toxicity” is disabling a generation of children around the world. This is the verdict of neurology experts Philippe Grandjean and Philip Landrigan in a 2014 report in Lancet Neurology. The staggering tsunami of developmental disabilities now affects at least one in six […]

Unasked Questions: A Remiss Media on the Issue of Vaccine Safety

There are two mantras of old school journalism that appear to have gone the way of the rotary phone: 1) Never believe the first answer, and 2) When in doubt, check it out. In the early 1980s when I began my career in television news, even a shred of doubt was enough for us to whip out the journalistic shovel and commence digging. Woodward and Bernstein were our idols, the unrelenting model of perfection to which we all aspired. We were trained to ask the questions with one eyebrow up. Skepticism was a badge of honor. We didn’t seek the fleeting “ah-hah” moments of today’s reporting, we sought truth. There was no cutting and pasting in haste to get a story before the competition.

New CDC Research Debunks Agency’s Assertion That Mercury in Vaccines Is Safe

By Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Lyn Redwood, RN, MSN The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) once again advised pregnant women to curb consumption of fish in order to limit fetal exposures to neurotoxic mercury. This warning raises the baffling query: How can the Centers for Disease Control […]

CDC Blocks Testimony by Vaccine Whistleblower in Medical Malpractice Case

Thomas Frieden, the director of the Center for Disease Control (CDC), has blocked CDC whistleblower, Dr. William Thompson, from testifying on scientific fraud and destruction of evidence by senior CDC officials in critical vaccine safety studies regarding the causative relationship between childhood vaccines and autism. The medical malpractice case seeking Dr. Thompson’s testimony is on […]

Mercury, Vaccines and the CDC’s Worst Nightmare

RALLYING THE TROOPS — Mr. Kennedy spoke to parents and advocates at the CDC rally in October 2015 about the lack of truth and transparency within the agency. Environmental and humanitarian legend RFK, Jr., mainstream media, and the very corrupt CDC Interview by Rita Shreffler, CHD Director of Advocacy & Outreach For over three decades, […]

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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Chairman of the Board Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.’s reputation as a resolute defender of the environment stems from a litany of successful legal actions. Mr. Kennedy was named one of Time magazine’s “Heroes for the Planet” for his success helping Riverkeeper lead the fight to restore the Hudson River. The group’s […]

CDC’s Latest Tuskegee Experiment African American Autism and Vaccines

By Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Last August, CDC senior scientist, Dr. William Thompson, invoked federal whistleblower status and confessed that the CDC has known since 2001 that black boys exposed to the MMR vaccine have a disproportionate risk of autism. Thompson, a 17 year CDC veteran is the author of some of the leading studies […]

The True History Behind Salon’s Retraction of my “Deadly Immunity” Article

Key Facts By Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Salon removed my piece “Deadly Immunity” years after its publication. Salon cited no new factual mistakes to support its retraction. Parroting CDC/Pharma talking points, Salon’s Editor-at-Large, Joan Walsh, explained that Salon had simply lost faith in the science that links thimerosal to brain injuries. Salon cited no science […]

Invitation to Open Debate On Thimerosal

By Robert F. Kennedy Jr. This week I am publishing, in book form, the world’s first comprehensive review of the scientific literature, relevant to the issue of whether thimerosal, a mercury-based vaccine preservative, is safe to inject into humans. I assembled this book, Thimerosal: Let the Science Speak with the help of Dr. Mark Hyman, […]

Deadly Immunity – Government Cover-up of a Mercury/Autism Scandal

by Robert F. Kennedy Jr., July 2005 In 2005, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. wrote an article that was co-published by Rolling Stone magazine and about the connection between the vaccine preservative thimerosal and the autism epidemic. After several revisions to the article and nearly 6 years after the original publication date, retracted […]