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June 14, 2019

Oregon Senate Passed Bill Directing Oregon’s Health Authority to Review Studies on Wi-Fi in Schools Harm

On June 13, Oregon Senate, in a unanimous vote passed SB 283, school wireless safety bill which directs Oregon’s Health Authority to Review INDEPENDENTLY FUNDED studies (ie – excluding wireless industry funded studies) on the health effects of wireless technology radiaiton and especially of Wi-Fi networks used in schools. The Bill is expected to pass the vote in the House. 

PRESS HERE to watch Sen. Laurie Monnes-Anderson’s speech before the vote (Instructions:click the link and either scroll down to SB 283 or advance the video to 1:45:00
.Senate Chamber Convenes 06/13/2019 04:00 PM – Jun 13th, 2019). 

The effort to pass the bill is led by David Morrison. David has been working to expose the absurdity of using of Wi-Fi in schools since 2011 when he submitted a lawsuit against Portland Public Schools for forcing involuntary exposure to radiation from powerful Wi-Fi in schools. The Press Release regarding the vote is Following. 

PRESS Here for an article “School Wireless Safety Bill Passes State Senate” published June 14. 

Wi-Fi in schools is also my personal soft spot and I was inspired by David’s lawsuit in 2011 and it pushed me to submit my lawsuit in Israel to remove Wi-Fi from schools and to install wired networks instead, a lawsuit that led to the first limitations on Wi-Fi in schools worldwide. I have submitted a testimony in support of the SB 283, Press Here to read the Testimony Submission of Dafna Tachover from We Are The Evidence to the Oregon’s Senate Health Committee in support of SB 283.

Recently, the Oregon Education Association – the union that represents 44,000 teachers across in  published a report about the crisis of out of control behavior of students. Oregon KGW8 followed with an article: Classrooms in Crisis: Verbal, physical, sometimes violent outbursts plaguing Oregon classroomsThose of us who know the scientific evidence on the adverse effects of wireless have no doubt that the Wi-Fi in the classes and cell towers in/near schools are a major contributor to this problem if not the main cause. 

An  excellent article was published by the Epoch Times about the the adverse health effects of Wi-Fi in Schools  Wi-Fi in Schools: Experimenting With The Next Generation. 

The Press Release of David Morrison:

Today, June 13, 2019, the Oregon State Senate, in a unanimous vote, passed SB 283, which directs the Oregon Health Authority to review independently-funded scientific studies of the health effects of exposure to microwave radiation, particularly exposure that results from use of wireless network technologies in schools. The bill also directs the Oregon Department of Education to develop recommendations to schools in this state for practices and alternative technologies that reduce students’ exposure to microwave radiation that Oregon Health Authority report identifies as harmful.

The bill is expected to also pass in the House, following compelling testimony from the Chair of the Health Committee, Sen. Laurie Monnes-Anderson. Monnes-Anderson has championed this issue for many years while facing ridicule and disrespect from other legislators.

The issue has come to the fore as reports of cancer clusters in schools near cell towers and using wireless microwave technology, as faculty and students increasingly report being stricken with microwave sickness in schools, at alarming rates.

It will be interesting to see how Portland handles the imminent threat of 5G, as more and more constituents become educated about EMF radiation and its chilling effects.

In July of 2011 a parent of a child in Portland Public Schools sued the school board for forcing involuntary exposure to radiation from powerful wifi routers in schools. Willamette Week, a small local paper mocked the concerned parent in at least two print articles. Article 1; Article 2

Why The Issue of Wi-Fi in Schools is Important

The use of Wi-Fi in schools is outrageous – we have many thousands of studies proving the harms of wireless radiation and about 150 studies proving the harms of Wi-Fi and/or the Wi-Fi frequency and we know that children are particularly sensitive to this radiation. Unfortunately we not only have the scientific evidence but also the human evidence in the form of many children who have become sick from the Wi-Fi. Nevertheless, not only we are not using basic precautionary principles in regard to the use of Wi-Fi in schools but instead schools have become the most saturated environment in terms of exposure to wireless and Wi-Fi.

This is even more unacceptable considering the Federal Government $30 million NTP study showed that wireless radiation is causing cancer and BREAKS THE DNA. In fact, the first study that showed that this radiation can break the DNA in the brain (1995) was done on the 2.45 GHz frequency used for Wi-Fi.

Moreover, we are forcing this radiation on children even though, most schools insurance policy do not ensure for wireless radiation health effects and specifically exclude the coverage. Further,  although Wi-Fi was classified in 2011 as a 2B Carcinogen (possible carcinogen) by the World Health Organizations and although in some states including Oregon generally possible/potential carcinogens are not allowed to be used in schools. Nevertheless Wi-Fi is forced on the children.