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5G wireless technology is being rolled out worldwide without any safety testing of its effects on human or animal health or on the environment – and despite thousands of studies showing the ill effects of electromagnetic (wireless) radiation.

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5G wireless technology is being rolled out worldwide without any safety testing of its effects on human or animal health or on the environment – and despite thousands of studies showing the ill effects of electromagnetic (wireless) radiation.

5G “super-speed” wireless technology would expose us to levels of electromagnetic radiation many times stronger than the current 4G technology already proving harmful to many. In addition, because 5G cannot easily go through buildings and other solid objects, many more cell towers/antennas will be required – one every few houses – each producing high levels of electromagnetic radiation. Aside from deleterious health impacts, this would be quite an eyesore in our beloved Framingham.

In addition, there are plans for upwards of 50,000 new satellites that will be littering the skies and beaming radiation on all corners of the Earth. Nowhere will be left untouched by this manmade radiation.

Non-ionizing radiation has been shown to cause a host of health effects including cancer, DNA damage, cell death, and oxidative stress, neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s, learning disabilities, sleep disturbances, and autoimmune disorders, to name just a few.

Thousands of scientists and healthcare practitioners have signed an Appeal protesting the roll-out of unsafe wireless technology both on Earth and in space.

The International EMF Scientist Appeal has called the roll-out of 5G a human rights issue.

Even the ex-head of Microsoft Canada, Frank Clegg, has spoken out (even here in Framingham) about the dangers of untested 5G technology, including that it uses millimeter waves similar to those used for crowd control in directed-energy weapons called Active Denial Systems.

More than 150 communities worldwide have now passed ordinances halting the rollout of 5G.

Switzerland, Belgium, and Slovenia have banned 5G citing human health concerns.

We must draw a line in the sand now informing the telecom industry we do not want 5G technology in our community. Please write a letter or email to your city councilor asking that the City of Framingham to pass an ordinance to stop 5G from coming to the city. Further, ask that your council make a formal request to the federal government that 5G be stopped from coming to our area.

Here’s a link to the scientists appeal from 2017: https://www.actu-environnement.com/media/pdf/news-29640-appel-scientifiques-5g.pdf.

Chuck Matzker

Framingham, MA