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Date: August 3, 2016
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HFI Demands the Truth: Congress Must Investigate CDC Whistleblower
HFI & Vaxxed Team Stand Against Censorship: “VAXXED” screenings secured despite attempts to silence eye-opening documentary BOISE, ID - Members of Health Freedom Idaho (HFI) rallied for truth, against censorship and to demand Congress stop ignoring massive fraud within the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and prevention. HFI members were joined by Dr. Andrew Wakefield, Del Bigtree and Polly Tommey on the steps of the Idaho State Capitol. Dr. Wakefield directed the eye-opening documentary film Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe. The film was produced by Del Bigtree and Polly Tommey. "We want the truth! The CDC has failed in their job to keep our children safe. As a parent, and freedom loving American, this is deeply disturbing," said Miste Gardner-Karlfeldt, HFI Executive Director. "Now is the time for Congress to investigate the CDC whistleblower. The CDC should be working in the interest of yo and your children - not in the interest of big Pharma." This important documentary exposes CDC fraud and reveals how Dr. William Thompson, a senior scientist at CDC, blew the whistle and admitted in 2014 that a study published ten years earlier by Frank De Stefano et al was falsified to conceal a link between the MMR vaccine and autism. "For the last 20 years I have had to watch the suffering of those affected by autism as the problem multiplies. Two decades and a million damaged children later, one man, Dr. William Thompson - a CDC insider - decided to tell the truth," said Dr. Andrew Wakefield, Director of Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe. "Our aim with this movie was to take this complex, high-level fraud and give it context, and weave through it the tragic street-level narratives of ordinary families affected by autism. This film brings to the public a dark and uncomfortable truth. To ignore it would be most unwise." Fellow filmmaker, Leslie Manookian, producer of the award-winning documentary, The Greater Good, added, “For decades we have known that the science used to support vaccines is deeply flawed, now we also know that in some cases, it is actually fraudulent. It is time to make vaccine makers liable for their vaccines so they have some risk when they put dangerous products on the market." Vaxxed was recently made famous when censored by Robert De Niro's Tribeca Film Festival. More recently, Vaxxed was scheduled for a run at Majestic Cinemas in Meridian but the screening was cancelled by the cinema owner without explanation, in yet another outrageous example of censorship right here in Idaho. In spite of attempts to silence the film and remove our freedom, Health Freedom Idaho has successfully secured several screenings of Vaxxed to be shown in two theaters in Boise. HFI is an alliance of concerned Idaho citizens, healthcare professionals and families interested in preserving Idaho's health freedoms. We believe that each person, parent or guardian should be free to choose how to stay well, creating our own path to wellness.