Press Releases

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’

Controversial documentary sequel, ‘Vaxxed II: The People’s Truth,’ executive produced by CHD Chairman Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. opens November 6, 2019. LOS ANGELES – 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 […]

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September 16, 2019

Attorney Mary Holland Joins Children’s Health Defense

By Children’s Health Defense Team 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. Holland has fought long and hard in the vaccination choice and safety movement. In the last fifteen years, […]

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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: It was established that absent an injunction, there would be irreparable […]

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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

After the Wed., Aug. 14th, 10: 00 a.m. hearing, Attorneys Michael H. Sussman and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. will answer questions on the Albany County, NY Courthouse steps, 16 Eagle Street.   Albany, NY—On July 10, attorneys Sussman and Kennedy filed a lawsuit in New York State (NYS) Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality of the […]

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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

Albany, NY—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 […]

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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 […]

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July 10, 2019

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

Attorneys Michael H. Sussman and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. will answer questions regarding the lawsuit on the Albany County, NY Courthouse steps, 16 Eagle Street, at 2 PM, July 10th. 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, […]

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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

Comprehensive Test Results Show Beech-Nut Naturals line of baby foods contain residues of synthetic pesticides including glyphosate, acetamiprid and captan.  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 […]

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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

 The first element of…individual liberty is the freedom of speech: the right to express and communicate ideas…Hand in hand with freedom of speech goes the power to be heard. (Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, June 6, 1966) July 4, Washington, DC – Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Chairman and Chief Legal Counsel for Children’s Health Defense (CHD), announced […]

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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

Bills proposed include: eliminating religious exemptions, vaccines (including sexually transmitted HPV) for minors without parental consent, and forced annual flu shots for health care workers May 13, New York, NY—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 […]

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April 10, 2019

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

Yesterday, 60 New York vaccine safety advocates and religious leaders visited the office of Assembly member Jeffrey Dinowitz, author of A2371, a bill that would eliminate religious vaccine exemptions state wide. CHD PRESS RELEASE, NEW YORK, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The New York City Commissioner of Health declared a public health emergency yesterday, ordering all people who live, […]

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March 19, 2019

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

Front row, (left to right): Rep. Jack Hennessy, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Rep. Anne Dauphinais 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 […]

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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

Children’s Health Defense Chairman, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., calls such discussions “reckless” based on the available safety information. 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 […]

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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.” WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 11, 2019—In response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit, the FDA has admitted, for the first time, that government agencies, including the CDC, […]

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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). Various […]

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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 

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — 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. […]

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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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