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‘Historic Win’ by Children’s Health Defense in Case Against FCC on Safety Guidelines for 5G and Wireless

Media Contact: Dafna Tachover WHEN: Monday, August 16 at 10 a.m PT / 1 p.m. ET WHERE: By Zoom, Register Here  WHAT: The Children’s Health Defense (CHD) won its historic case against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for the agency’s decision not to review its health and safety guidelines for wireless-based technologies, including 5G. On […]

‘Historic Win’: CHD Wins Case Against FCC on Safety Guidelines for 5G and Wireless

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit court ruled the Federal Communications Commission failed to provide a reasoned explanation for its determination that its current guidelines adequately protect against harmful effects of exposure to radiofrequency radiation.

Principal Brief Filed in Children’s Health Defense’s Case Against FCC Rule Allowing Base Station Antennas on Homes

On June 23, CHD filed the opening brief in its case against the FCC’s OTARD Rule Amendment, which allows fixed wireless companies to contract with private property owners to place point-to-point antennas on their property.

Principal Brief Filed in Children’s Health Defense’s Cases Against FCC Rule Allowing Base Station Antennas on Homes

Information and Q&A Session: Wednesday, June 30 at 11:30 a.m.PT/2:30 p.m. EDT. Register now. Washington, DC – Children’s Health Defense (CHD) filed its main brief on Wednesday, in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in its case against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The case challenges the agency’s amendment of its “Over-the-Air Reception Devices” (OTARD) Rule that went […]

11,000 Pages of Evidence Filed in Landmark 5G Case Against the FCC, Hearing Set for Jan. 25

After the FCC last month found no evidence of harm caused by wireless technology, CHD and other groups sued — and included 11,000 pages of evidence refuting the FCC’s conclusion.

CHD Gets Its Day in Court — Hearing Scheduled for Landmark Case Against FCC

“This case is the only opportunity for people, including children, who have been injured from harmful radiation to directly confront the agency for causing their injuries by its gross indifference to human life and servitude to the telecom industry.”

Response Brief Filed in Landmark Case Against FCC on 5G and Wireless Health Impacts

The following is a transcript of this video. Also see related article.     DAFNA TACHOVER: Hi everyone, and thank you for joining us. My name is Dafna Tachover and I’m the Children’s Health Defense director of its 5G, and Wireless Home Program. We are holding this press conference to discuss the filing of our […]

Press Conference: Response Brief Filed in Landmark Case Against FCC

Watch the press conference from Wednesday regarding the response brief filed in the landmark case against the FCC.

Response Brief Filed in Landmark Case Against FCC on 5G and Wireless Health Impacts

PRESS CONFERENCE: Wednesday, October 21 at 3:00 p.m. EDT. REGISTER NOW WASHINGTON, DC, October 20, 2020—Children’s Health Defense (CHD), the children’s health advocacy group headed by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., filed its response to the Federal Communications Commission’s brief on Monday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. CHD’s case against […]

Children’s Health Defense Principal Brief in Landmark Case Against FCC on 5G and Wireless Harms: Submitted!

What we put in our bodies and our children’s developing bodies is the most important and most personal choice we make as human beings. But when it comes to damaging levels of radiation, that right to choose has been stolen from us. The Children’s Health Defense (CHD) mission to protect children from toxic exposure reached […]

Oral Arguments Tomorrow in CHD Challenge to FCC Rule Allowing 5G Antennas on Homes

On Dec. 7, the court will hear the oral arguments in the Children’s Health Defense case challenging an amendment to the Federal Communications Commission’s “Over The Air Reception Devices” rule allowing the installation of fixed wireless base station antennas on private property.

Pennsylvania Supreme Court to Hear Arguments Dec. 7 in Smart Meter Mandate Case

On Dec. 7, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case urging the court to reject a smart meter mandate promoted by the state’s Public Utility Commission and PECO, a local utility company. The public can listen to the hearing live via YouTube.

SpaceX Program Risks ‘Multiple Tragedies of the Commons,’ But FCC Turns Blind Eye

The Federal Communications Commission approved the deployment of 3,000 new Starlink satellites without conducting the legally required assessment of how the technology will negatively impact the environment.

Action Alert! Let Your Elected Officials Know About CHD’s Historic Win in 5G Case

To protect the futures of all children, Children’s Health Defense is asking everyone to encourage their elected officials to take immediate action to ensure objective and independent review of the scientific evidence concerning the health harms of 5G.

Watch Press Conference – CHD Historic Win Against FCC on 5G & Wireless Health Guidelines

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit court ruled the Federal Communications Commission must provide a reasoned explanation for its determination that its current guidelines adequately protect against harmful effects of exposure to radio frequency radiation.

Press Conference: Children’s Health Defense has ‘Historic’ Win Against FCC on Safety Guidelines for 5G and Wireless

On August 13, The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled in favor of the Children’s Health Defense (CHD) in its landmark case against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) challenging the FCC’s decision not to review its health and safety guidelines regarding 5G and wireless technology. The court ruled that the FCC failed […]

68 Groups Representing More Than 1 Million People File Amicus Brief in Support of CHD’s Lawsuit Against FCC

The organizations allege the FCC refused to acknowledge significant policy, legal and practical problems associated with a new rule amendment allowing fixed wireless companies to contract with private property owners to place point-to-point antennas on their property.

CHD v. FCC – Stopping OTARD Lawsuit

Read About the Case: Case Summary Watch Press Conferences & Webinars STAGE 1 – 15,090 People Joined CHD Submission to FCC’s Docket STAGE 2 – Lawsuit Filed STAGE 3 – Motion for an Emergency Injunction STAGE 4 – Main Brief Submission STAGE 5 – Amicus Brief Submission Documents Filed with the Court In the Media […]

CHD Brief in OTARD Case Filed – Webinar and Q&A Session 

On Wednesday, June 23, Children’s Health Defense (CHD) filed its main brief in its case against the FCC’s “Over-the-Air Reception Devices” (OTARD) Rule Amendment. The case itself was filed on February 2, 2021, in the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit. On Wednesday, June 30, at 11:30 a.m. PT/2:30 p.m. ET, CHD held […]

CHD v FCC – Emergency Injunction

Press Release March 19, 2021 For immediate release Emergency Injunction Filed by Children’s Health Defense Against FCC Rule That Preempts Disability Rights Laws On March 18, Children’s Health Defense (CHD) filed a motion for emergency relief with the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit, asking the Court to stay the Federal Communications Commission’s […]

CHD Sues FCC to Stop New Rule That Could Lead to ‘Wireless Wild West’

Lawsuit challenges rule allowing people to install wireless transmitting antennas on their homes without notifying neighboring property owners. The new rule would preempt state and local zoning laws, homeowner association rules and deed restrictions.

CHD v. FCC – Stopping OTARD

On 2/26/2021, the Children’s Health Defense (“CHD”) filed a new case (called a Petition for Review) against the Federal Communication Commission (“FCC”) challenging the amendment to the Over-the-Air Reception Devices” rule (“OTARD”). The amended rule was adopted by the FCC on 1/7/2021 and will go into effect on 3/29/2021.

FCC and Big Telecom Make Us ‘the Dummies’

The FCC and Big Telecom use an outdated and faulty testing method as the basis for their claims that cell phones and wireless devices pose no health risks.

CHD vs FCC Press Conference

See full information for this video. – Hi everyone, thank you for joining us to the Children’s Health Defense press conference for the oral argument that took place yesterday, Monday, January 25th in the United States, Court of Appeals of the DC circuit. I’m going to start with a few preliminary issues. First before I […]

Lawsuits Expose FCC’s Failure to Weigh Evidence of Health Impact of Wireless Technology

Lawsuits filed by Children’s Health Defense and the Environmental Health Trust argue the FCC dismissed 1,700 filings of evidence showing radiation contributes to cell damage, DNA damage, infertility, carcinogenicity, cognitive deficits and cardiovascular disruption.

Judge to FCC: ‘I am Inclined to Rule Against You’

During oral arguments Monday in CHD’s landmark case against the FCC, Judges appeared skeptical of the FCC’s support for its own findings that cellphones and other connected devices pose no risks to human health.

CHD v FCC – 1/26 Press Conference for Oral Arguments

Join CHD’s legal team Discussion of 1/25 Oral Arguments On January 25 we had oral arguments in our landmark case against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. The hearing went VERY WELL.  Also see transcript. Our case challenges the FCC’s refusal to review its 25-year-old […]

CHD Holds Press Conference on Evidentiary Brief Submission in CHD V. FCC Lawsuit

To fulfill our commitment to stopping the harmful exposure of our children to 5G and wireless radiation, CHD has taken the giant step toward unprecedented litigation against the FCC. This illuminating and celebratory press conference was held the day after CHD filed its evidentiary brief. 

CHD V. FCC Press Conference: Evidentiary Brief Filing 

Join Robert F. Kennedy’s Children’s Health Defense for a live, virtual press conference on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. ET/12:30 PT to discuss this exciting milestone in our landmark case against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) – the submission of the evidentiary brief. The brief was filed jointly with the Environmental Health Trust.

Whose Conspiracy Is It, Mr. Johnson?—CHD’s Response to FCC General Counsel’s Op-Ed in the Washington Post

All Thomas M. Johnson, Jr., General Counsel for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) did with his recent op-ed, confirm that the FCC is a “captured agency” that has overlooked, sacrificed, or raided consumer safety, health, and privacy, along with consumer wallets, due to unchecked industry influence.