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October 22, 2020

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Children’s Health Defense Call for Congressional Investigation of COVID origin

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Children’s Health Defense (CHD) are calling upon Congress to conduct a thorough investigation of the circumstances behind the global COVID-19 crisis that is taking an overwhelming toll on human lives and livelihoods.

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October 20, 2020

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 […]

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August 18, 2020

CHD Legal Team Led by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Sues Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, and Three of Facebook’s So-Called “Fact-Checkers”

Children’s Health Defense (CHD) filed a lawsuit on Monday in San Francisco Federal Court charging Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, and three fact-checking outfits with censoring truthful public health posts and for fraudulently misrepresenting and defaming CHD.

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July 28, 2020

Legal Team Led by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Sues New York State on Behalf of Families for Denying Lawful Medical Exemptions to School Children

Attorneys Sujata Gibson, Michael H. Sussman, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Mary Holland filed a class action lawsuit last Thursday in Federal Court challenging the constitutionality of New York State’s Department of Health regulations that allow school principals to overrule treating physicians on recommendations about medical exemptions to immunization for medically fragile kids.

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July 23, 2020

Children’s Health Defense Is Proud To Announce Its First Two State Chapters: California and New York

Non-profit advocacy organization Children’s Health Defense (CHD) announced today the formation of two new chapters, CHD California and CHD New York. These chapters will provide powerful, unified platforms for advocates to educate the public on key issues and improve policy on a state-by-state basis.

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May 28, 2020

New Research Study Clarifies Health Outcomes in Vaccinated versus Unvaccinated Children

A new peer-reviewed study in the journal SAGE Open Medicine details the health outcomes of vaccinated versus unvaccinated children from three pediatric practices in the United States concludes that unvaccinated children have better health outcomes than their vaccinated peers.

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February 03, 2020

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.’s Children’s Health Defense Submitted Historic Case Against U.S. Government for Wireless Harms

CHD Chairman, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., will lead the legal team with seasoned telecommunications and administrative law attorney Scott McCollough. WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2020 — Children’s Health Defense (CHD) is leading a historic legal action against the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) for its refusal to review their 25 year old guidelines, and to promulgate scientific, human evidence-based radio frequency emissions […]

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December 17, 2019

Children’s Health Defense Appoints Dafna Tachover to Spearhead 5G and Wireless Radiation Efforts

Press Release Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.: “CHD welcomes Dafna Tachover Esq., a leading 5G expert, to the CHD team!  As CHD Senior Attorney and Director of our 5G program, Dafna will lead our national battle to derail Big Telecom’s craven scheme to irradiate our children.” Robert Kennedy and Children’s Health Defense (CHD) are delighted to […]

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November 12, 2019

Children’s Health Advocates Gather to Demand Truth and Justice for the Vaccine-Injured

Thousands of advocates for children’s health will gather Thursday at the Vaccine Injury Epidemic (VIE) Event on the National Mall to mark the 33rd anniversary of National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act (NCVIA). The rally on Nov. 14th will spotlight the devastating impact NCVIA has had upon the state of children’s health.

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November 08, 2019

Announcing V.I.E. Rally, November 14, 2019

Vaccine Safety Advocates to Gather on National Mall to Raise Awareness of Vaccine Risks and Honor Injury Victims Day of Remembrance on Thurs., 11-14-19 Marks 33rd Anniversary of the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act Washington, DC – NOVEMBER 8, 2019 – Thousands will gather on the National Mall on November 14 to raise awareness of vaccine […]

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October 18, 2019

Announcing ‘Vaxxed II: The People’s Truth’

Tommey Burrowes Productions announces the November 6, 2019 release of Vaxxed II: The People’s Truth, the highly anticipated sequel to the documentary Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe that catapulted to notoriety after being controversially pulled from the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival.

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September 16, 2019

Attorney Mary Holland Joins Children’s Health Defense

Children’s Health Defense (CHD) is pleased to announce that Mary S. Holland has become its full-time General Counsel. Holland will continue to serve as CHD Vice Chair of the Board of Directors.

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August 26, 2019

CHD Will Appeal the Decision Denying the Preliminary Injunction Sought on Behalf of 26,000 Children and Their Families Affected by the Repeal of Vaccine Religious Exemptions.

On August 23rd, Judge Denise Hartman issued a decision denying the preliminary injunction/stay sought on behalf of 26,000 children and their families affected by the repeal of vaccine religious exemptions. The Judge composed a 34-page opinion which [in summary] made the following critical points:

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August 13, 2019

Judge to Hear Oral Argument on the Repeal of the Religious Exemption to Vaccination for New York Children

On July 10, attorneys Sussman and Kennedy filed a lawsuit in New York State (NYS) Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality of the legislature’s repeal of the religious exemption to vaccination. Suing on behalf of 55 NYS families who held lawful religious exemptions, Sussman and Kennedy requested that the court enjoin the repeal temporarily, preliminarily and permanently.

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July 29, 2019

Families of Children with Disabilities Sue New York State to Enforce Rights Under IDEA and Allow Children to Attend School

Attorneys Kim Mack Rosenberg of Bouer Law LLC, and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Chairman and Chief Legal Counsel for Children’s Health Defense (CHD), filed a lawsuit July 25, 2019, in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York (NY). The lawsuit asks the Court to enjoin the State from enforcing a recent repeal of religious vaccine exemptions under the NY vaccine law that will cause the catastrophic exclusion from school of thousands of children with disabilities despite federal law to the contrary.

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July 26, 2019

CHD Sues NY State Demanding Vulnerable and Medically Fragile Children Their Rights to an Education Under IDEA Law

Yesterday, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Chairman and Chief Legal Counsel of Children’s Health Defense and Kim Mack Rosenberg of Bouer Law LLC joined forces and filed a lawsuit seeking an injunction to compel New York State to honor its federal obligation to admit students with disabilities to school this September, notwithstanding the State’s repeal of the religious exemption to its vaccination mandate.

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July 10, 2019

Families Sue New York State to Stop the Repeal of the Religious Exemption to Vaccines

Albany, NY—Attorneys Sussman and Kennedy filed a lawsuit today in New York State (NYS) Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality of the NYS legislature’s June 13, 2019 repeal of the religious exemption to vaccination, Public Health Law Section 2164(9). The plaintiffs, 55 NYS families who held lawful religious exemptions, request that the court enjoin the enactment of the repeal temporarily, preliminarily and permanently.

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July 09, 2019

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Children’s Health Defense Bring Legal Action Against Beech-Nut Nutrition Company Concerning Misrepresentation That Their Naturals Baby Foods are 100% Natural

Washington, DC—Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Chairman and Chief Legal Counsel for Children’s Health Defense (CHD) announced a lawsuit today against Beech-Nut Nutrition Company. The complaint, filed in Washington, DC, asserts that Beech-Nut’s material misrepresentations and omissions violate the District of Columbia Consumer Protection Procedures Act.

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July 04, 2019

Children’s Health Defense and Yellist.com to Hold Nationwide “Freedom of Thought and Expression” Day on July 4th

July 4, Washington, DC – Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Chairman and Chief Legal Counsel for Children’s Health Defense (CHD), announced the sponsorship of a nationwide event that aims to raise awareness of the increasing threats to freedom of thought and expression.

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May 12, 2019

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. to Speak at Rallies in NY and NJ Concerning Mandatory Vaccines and Government Overreach

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Chairman and Chief Legal Counsel for Children’s Health Defense, is speaking in Trenton, NJ today and Albany, NY tomorrow supporting concerned parents and medical freedom advocates as they protest several state bills that would put government in charge of decisions regarding vaccines.

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April 10, 2019

NYC Mandatory Measles Vaccination Violates NY State Law, CHD Challenges Legality.

The New York City Commissioner of Health declared a public health emergency yesterday, ordering all people who live, work or reside in four Brooklyn zip codes to be vaccinated with the Measles-Mumps-Rubella vaccine declared to be “effective and safe.” Non-compliance with the order is a misdemeanor subject to criminal and civil fines, including imprisonment.

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March 19, 2019

Yale Press Conference and “Science of Vaccine Forum” Features Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. appeared at a press conference and forum today to debate the topic of vaccine mandates at the Connecticut state legislature. Speaking in a legislative meeting room and by audio to an overflow room—packed with hundreds of parents, vaccine safety advocates, the media, and CT state legislators—Mr. Kennedy educated the crowd on Pharma/government corruption that has led to the unprecedented epidemics now claiming the health of over half of our nation’s children.

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Human Papilloma Virus vaccine with syringe in vial at a clinic.
February 26, 2019

CDC’s ACIP Considers Expanding Recommendations for HPV Vaccine to Ages 27 to 45

Washington, DC – The CDC Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP) will consider recommending the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine to both women and men ages 27 to 45 in a meeting Feb. 27-28, 2019.  This recommendation would possibly expose over 80 million adults to the Gardasil 9 vaccine.

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February 11, 2019

FDA Admits That Government Is Recommending Untested, Unlicensed Vaccines for Pregnant Women

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. says, “As a nation, we can no longer pretend our trusted agencies are protecting our children. It is time to hold federal agencies accountable.”

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January 14, 2019

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Demands the Office of the Inspector General and Congress Investigate Department of Justice for Fraud and Obstruction of Justice

WASHINGTON, D.C.  Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Chairman of Children’s Health Defense (CHD), and Rolf Hazlehurst, parent of a vaccine-injured child, have petitioned the Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Inspector General (OIG), and the Senate and House Judiciary Committees to investigate actions taken by federal personnel during the “Vaccine Court” Omnibus Autism Proceedings (OAP).

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December 07, 2018

The Need to Further Investigate MMR Vaccine – Autism Relationship

Association of American Physicians and Surgeons 1601 N. Tucson Blvd. Suite 9 Tucson, AZ 85716 (800) 635-1196 www.aapsonline.org Dec 7, 2018 Re-analysis of CDC Data Suggests Need for Further Investigation on MMR Vaccine and Autism, according to Article in the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons Tucson, Ariz. As early as 2001, the Centers for […]

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September 12, 2018

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Announces The Launch of Children’s Health Defense 

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. (RFK, Jr.) announced today the creation of Children’s Health Defense (CHD), a new organization expanding the mission of the World Mercury Project. “Our children’s ability to develop and thrive is being sabotaged by an avalanche of unprecedented health epidemics now affecting 54% of our children. This is unacceptable,” said Mr. Kennedy.

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October 05, 2017

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Children’s Health Defense Launch Campaign to Restore Child Health recognizing “Children’s Health Month”

Washington, DC – Children’s Health Defense believes the health of American’s children is in crisis. We are facing epidemics of chronic health disorders that are crippling our children in far greater numbers than in any generation in history. It is time for action! We need to make our children healthy again! #restorechildhealth #childrenshealthdefense In Robert […]

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September 18, 2017

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Children’s Health Defense Issue Report Regarding New Evidence of Ongoing Corruption and Scientific Misconduct at CDC

In a new report released today, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and his team outlined various criminal acts on the part of employees and consultants for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) whose questionable ethics and scientific fraud have resulted in untrustworthy vaccine safety science. Among other information, Kennedy has found additional evidence of criminal activity by the CDC consultant, Poul Thorsen, the author and principal coordinator of multiple CDC studies exonerating the mercury-based preservative thimerosal in the development of autism.

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February 15, 2017

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. announces the World Mercury Project’s $100,000 challenge with goal of stopping use of highly toxic mercury in vaccines

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. announces the Children’s Health Defense’s $100,000 challenge with goal of stopping use of highly toxic mercury in vaccines

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December 21, 2016

CDC Blocks Testimony by Vaccine Whistleblower in Medical Malpractice Case

The Director of the CDC, Thomas Frieden has blocked CDC whistleblower, Dr. William Thompson from testifying regarding scientific fraud and destruction of evidence by senior CDC officials in critical CDC vaccine safety studies regarding the causative relationship between childhood vaccines and autism. Dr. Thompson’s testimony is being sought in a medical malpractice case brought on behalf of 16 year old Yates Hazlehurst. The lawsuit alleges that Yates is autistic as a result of vaccine injuries.

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December 14, 2016

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Launches the World Mercury Project – Vows to change government policies that injure children

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. announced today the launch of the World Mercury Project, a public health advocacy organization dedicated to ending exposure to neurotoxic mercury in fish, medical products, dental amalgams and vaccines. The group will focus on making sound science the driver of public policy.

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