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5G & Wireless Technologies

Electromagnetic fields (EMFs) come from electrical devices, including personal computers, tablets, smartphones, gaming devices, electronics, cell phone towers, and Wifi. Many children are exposed to EMFs in their high tech classrooms as well as in most public places. The World Health Organization classified EMFs as “possibly carcinogenic to humans,” and research has shown EMF overexposure can include symptoms such as chronic headaches, fatigue, trouble sleeping, ringing in the ears, rashes/hives, and feeling stressed or “wired.” Other studies show the increase in electromagnetic fields present in the environment over the last decade is coterminous with the increase in autism rates.

CHD V. Federal Communication Commission (FCC)

Robert Kennedy Jr. IRREGULATORs’ Attorney Scott W. McCollough & Dafna Tachover, CHD’s Director of Stop 5G & Wireless Harms submitted a lawsuit on February 2, 2020 against the FCC for its December 4, 2019 decision to decline to review its 1996 guidelines, and for its determination that the guidelines are protective of human health.

CHD’s 5G & Wireless Harms Project: Monthly Reports

April 2020 Summary

May 2020 Summary

June 2020 Summary

July 2020 Summary

September 24, 2020

How to Make Remote Learning Safe for Your Children During COVID-19

As a result of the COVID-19 quarantines across the country, children are remote learning, but parents need to wire those remote devices for the health of their children. This article explains how to use plug-in cables to connect your children’s devices for remote learning.

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July 31, 2020

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. 

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July 24, 2020

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. […]

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July 24, 2020

Hawaii’s Big Island Called Upon Telecom to Cease and Desist 5G Deployment

A resolution to cease the buildout of 5G wireless infrastructure until it can be proven safe, through independent research and testing, passed the Hawaii County Council on July 22, 2020, almost unanimously. The vote was 8-1.

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July 20, 2020

Russian Government Recommends Banning Wi-Fi and Cell Phones in Primary Schools

Russia is following other countries around the world that have taken action to reduce the use of Wi-Fi in schools and protect the health of children.

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July 14, 2020

Easton CT is Saying NO THANKS to 5G, and We Can Too!

Take Action and request that your city pass a “cease and desist” resolution calling on wireless companies to stop their build out of 4G/5G small cell wireless antennas until such facilities are proven safe through independent research!

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July 10, 2020

Maine Resident with Cancer Sues Over Discriminatory Smart Meter Opt-Out Fees

Maine resident Ed Friedman filed a disability/discrimination lawsuit against Central Maine Power (CMP) in Portland’s U.S. District Court (a Federal Court). The suit alleges smart meters’ opt out fees are discriminatory to those disabled customers whose condition may be exacerbated by radiation emitted from the smart meters.

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July 02, 2020

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.

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June 26, 2020

5G Friend or Foe: CHD’s Dafna Tachover at the First Debate with Telecom

This debate between “5G harms” experts and industry representatives was an invaluable opportunity to present to those working in the industry the science-based evidence that the harm caused by 5G is indeed real and cannot be dismissed as mere conspiracy theory.  Our hope is that the issues and evidence raised in the debate will cause them to re-think their products and technology.

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June 23, 2020

CHD’s 5G and Wireless Harms Project: Monthly Summary, May 2020

This May 2020 update chronicles CHD’s legal and educational efforts to stop 5G and wireless harms.

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June 19, 2020

CHD in the First Direct Debate with Telecom on 5G – Don’t Miss!

On June 23rd, 2020, 1:00 p.m. Eastern 10:00 am Pacific, Children’s Health Defense will take part in the first ever direct debate with the telecom industry, titled: “5G – Friend or Foe?”

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June 05, 2020

CHD Gives Notice to FCC Against 5G Cell Towers on Homes—Ex-Parte Letter Receives Over 15,000 Signatures!

Children’s Health Defense (CHD) submitted a legal notice to the FCC against the OTARD rule expansion, signed by over 15,000 people. At 735 pages, it is likely one of the largest submissions to the FCC in number of signatories. Of those who signed, 6,231 declared that they and/or their children have been injured by wireless radiation.

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May 22, 2020

CHD’s 5G & Wireless Harms Project: Monthly Summary, April 2020

The April 2020 update chronicles CHD’s legal and educational efforts to stop 5G and wireless harms.

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May 15, 2020

Ask the Lawyers—5G Webinar Transcript

The advocacy organization 5G Free California recently conducted a webinar called “Ask the Lawyers” to enable advocates from around the country to ask questions on legal matters regarding 5G deployment. Dafna Tachover, Director of CHD’s Stop 5G and Wireless Harms Project, participated in the webinar, explaining our lawsuit against the FCC. The transcript below serves as a helpful action tool for advocates to better understand what is legally possible in their own communities and on a national level.

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May 14, 2020

David V. Goliath: An 11 y/o is on a Mission to Educate About 5G Harms and Protect his Mom

When  11-year-old David’s mother was officially diagnosed with microwave sickness, he and the family did everything they could to eliminate the causes, but it wasn’t enough and her symptoms are increasing again. David has taken up the cause of wireless harms, competing in his county’s 4-H competition and speaking to politicians. 

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May 05, 2020

RFK, Jr. Joins EM Radiation Research Trust in Calling Upon UK Prime Minister to Halt 5G Deployment

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Dafna Tachover, Director of 5G and Wireless Harms Project of Children’s Health Defense (CHD), signed onto the UK EM Radiation Research Trust  (RRT) letter calling on UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and political leaders to protect the public from the proven harms of wireless radiation and 5G.

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April 10, 2020

CHD Statement on 5G and Coronavirus

Thousands of peer reviewed scientific studies link wireless technology, including 5G, to a grim inventory of deadly and dangerous injuries, but Children’s Health Defense (CHD) does not find sound scientific evidence to support the hypothesis that 5G is the cause of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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April 07, 2020

CHD’s Stop 5G Emergency Ordinance Campaign Is Making Waves – an Update and Next Steps

Thank you for taking action! Over 50,000 letters were sent to municipalities in the US asking them to pass an emergency ordinance to stop the deployment of 5G during the quarantine. Thank you for taking action and using our click to Action system to send the letter. The campaign continues, please keep sharing. This campaign […]

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April 07, 2020

Electromagnetic Radiation Due to Cellular, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Technologies: How Safe Are We?

People should be made aware that the EMR from using day to day cellular, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth devices are harmful to human health.

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April 01, 2020

SUCCESS! CHD Forced FCC to Publish in Federal Register, Blocking It from Dismissing Lawsuits

  By Dafna Tachover, CHD’s Director of 5G & Wireless Harms Project   On April 1st, 2020, the FCC finally published its December 4, 2019 “RF Order” (FCC 19-126) in the Federal Register. The Federal Register notice addresses the FCC’s outrageous refusal to update its radiofrequency (RF) exposure limits or reconsider whether outer ears should […]

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April 01, 2020

What You Should Know About 5G Satellites—How Musk’s Sci-Fi Dreams Are Becoming Our Living Nightmare

The low-orbit satellites being launched to provide 5G and Wi-Fi services everywhere on Earth contaminate our night skies, flood Earth with powerful, focused electromagnetic beams that emit radiofrequency (RF) and microwave yet no national or international agency has taken action to evaluate, reduce, prevent or publicize the environmental impact of the satellites’ emissions.

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March 17, 2020

5G AirGig: What is It and Should You Be Worried?

AirGig is a new technology developed by AT&T to transfer Wi-Fi and wireless data over power lines, making it impossible to escape exposure to wireless radiation, even in our homes.

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March 10, 2020

Seeking Justice Around the Globe: Lawsuit to Stop 5G Filed in the Netherlands

The Dutch Stop5G group, Stop5GNetherlands, filed an injunction against the Dutch State on February 25, 2020, invoking an emergency procedure to stop the rollout of 5G.

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February 25, 2020

Meet Taylor, CHD’s First EMF Child Ambassador

We are proud to have Taylor as our first EMF Child Ambassador, and support her efforts to educate her peers about the harms of the radiation that is emitted from wireless devices and the health effects caused from these invisible but very harmful electromagnetic waves.

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January 21, 2020

Six Italian Courts Have Ruled that Cell Phones Cause Brain Tumors

For the sixth time, Italian courts have determined that the radiofrequency and microwave radiation emitted by cell phones can cause acoustic-neuroma-type brain tumors.

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October 15, 2019

Cell Phone Radio Frequency Radiation Studies

November 1, 2018, the final report of the Federal Government National Toxicology Program (NTP), the government expert agency on toxins, was published. The $30 million 19-year study found CLEAR EVIDENCE that this radiation causes cancer and breaks DNA. This study confirmed what other studies already showed decades ago including reports and studies by the Navy, Air-Force, NASA, and the EPA which recognized and documented the profound bio-effects of wireless technology.

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October 15, 2019

5G and Wireless Technology Health Effects

By Dafna Tachover, Contributing Writer   I was invited to give a short presentation on 5G & Wireless Technology health effects to the Beverly Hill’s City Council. Seventy years of science, including thousands of studies showing clear evidence of harm, the human evidence and the evidence of fraud, cannot be conveyed in 15 minutes. As […]

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October 13, 2019

Tuning in to Microwave Sickness From Wireless Radiation

Children are particularly vulnerable to microwave sickness because of the industrial Wi-Fi networks used in schools and their smaller bodies. Symptoms include headaches, sensitivity to light, sleep and cognitive problems, and nosebleeds. Some may hear strange sounds that seem to come from inside their heads .

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October 13, 2019

Wi-Fi in Schools: Experimenting With the Next Generation

Today, students are trading notebooks and textbooks for laptops, cellphones, iPads, and all manner of “smart” devices connected to a potent wireless infrastructure that lets them be used virtually anywhere on school grounds. But that wireless web comes with a devastating downside. Doctors and scientists say that the students and teachers who attend these schools are risking their health.

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October 13, 2019

Resistance to 5G: Roadblock to a High Tech Future or Warning of a Serious Health Risk?

The architects of 5G envision a world where pill bottles, refrigerators, hair brushes and just about anything else you can think of is supplied with a small antenna that can tap into the Internet of Things (IoT) network. But in order to accommodate so much data hurling through the air, the telecommunications industry needs a lot more bandwidth. The solution: higher frequencies and lots more equipment.

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September 23, 2019

Studies, Papers, Reports and Articles on Glyphosate, GMOs, Pesticides, 5G, and Other Environmental Harms

This is a partial list, compiled by Moms Across America of research studies, published papers and reports on vast array of environmental issues facing the health of our children today. 

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July 31, 2019

U.S. Births Are at Record-Low Levels—Why Aren’t We Asking Why?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released its annual statistical overview of births in America. The agency reported that total U.S. births plummeted to a 32-year “record low” in 2018—particularly for teenagers and women in their twenties. But though 2018 may have set a new record, other recent years relay much the same story: total births and the general fertility rate (births per 1,000 reproductive-age women) have been falling steadily for well over a decade.

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July 11, 2019

5G – The Global Human Experiment without Consent

5G is the next generation of cell phone infrastructure, yet it is categorically different than its predecessors (4G/LTE, 3G, 2G, etc.). It is not a simple upgrade. It is a major increase – and change – in the type of wireless radiation to which we will all be exposed, without consent, whether we use this service or not.

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June 07, 2019

5G: Coming To A Lamppost Near You

By Guest Editorial Susan McFie, Hastings Independent Press   5G is the latest development in wireless communication. We’re promised faster Internet with greater capacity. Thousands of experimental licenses have already been handed out around the world. The UK lined up Chinese company Huawei to bring us the new technology but this proved highly controversial. UK […]

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April 25, 2019

5G: The Big Picture

In the next several years, the number of projected new broadband satellites will increase from approximately 2,000 to around 20,000 – all in the name of progress. This will also increase exposure of all living creatures, including ourselves, to more and more electromagnetic radiation. Is it likely that this does not entail any adverse health consequences, as both government and industry claim?

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November 18, 2018

Thermal and non-thermal health effects of low intensity non-ionizing radiation: An international perspective

New study on “thermal and non-thermal health effects of low intensity non-ionizing radiation” concludes that “There is strong evidence that excessive exposure to mobile phone-frequencies over long periods of time increases the risk of brain cancer both in humans and animals.”

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August 18, 2018

Dr. Klinghardt’s Most Important Talk: “Exposure to WiFi & EMF’s – Root Cause of Health Problems”

Discussion by EMF expert Dr. Klinghardt about exposure to EMFs and WiFi as the “root cause of health problems.”

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August 13, 2018

EMFs/Wireless Technologies

Thermal and non-thermal health effects of low intensity non-ionizing radiation: An international perspective. New study on “thermal and non-thermal health effects of low intensity non-ionizing radiation” concludes that “There is strong evidence that excessive exposure to mobile phone-frequencies over long periods of time increases the risk of brain cancer both in humans and animals.” “Unfortunately […]

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April 18, 2017

Scientists warn of potential serious health effects of 5G

More than 180 scientists and doctors from 35 countries, recommend a moratorium on the roll-out of the fifth generation, 5G, for telecommunication until potential hazards for human health and the environment have been fully investigated by scientists independent from industry.

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