Sacred Heart Church, which also operates a parish school, is located in Rancho Cucamonga on Foothill Blvd. and Interstate 15, across the street from a Walmart.
The local Daily Bulletin newspaper reported "Verizon is building the tower and the church would receive monthly revenue from the agreement," and that "Diocese spokesman John Andrews said the tower would emit radiation far below levels permitted by the government." As of late February parents were threatening to remove their children from the school for health concerns and pleading with city bureaucrats to help them stop the tower. The Archdiocese persists in downplaying all concerns, but the evidence points to many valid arguements against the tower, especially when children will be subjected to the proximity for years on end.
In the end, the free market will be the deciding factor in whether parents pull their children out of the school. But the Diocese stubborn insistence on the tower for mere financial profit reflects very badly on church officials. The parents currently have an online petition which states, in part, "DO WE REALLY WANT A CELL PHONE TOWER AT SACRED HEART PARISH SCHOOL? NO! PLEASE SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR THE HEALTH OF OUR CHILDREN, STUDENTS AND FACULTY OF SACRED HEART PARISH SCHOOL BY SIGNING THIS PETITION." The petition currently has 310 signatures and lists a goal of 400. Let's give them 3,000 signtaures and put pressure on the Diocese to do the right thing. The 'Target' recipient of the parent's petition is listed as Auxiliary Bishop Rutilio del Riego.
Despite the fact that the Diocese spokesman is parroting government platitudes about "safety", anyone with a properly-formed conscience should look into the issue and determine that there is more than enough evidence to warrant an immediate rejection of the cell tower on school property. The government, after all, told Americans that the air was safe to breathe in New York after 9/11, and told people that x-raying their feet in shoe store "fluoroscopes" was safe, too. Everyone knows that the government is not reliable and can not be trusted.
For example, the U.S. Office of the Inspector General in 2003 released an official findings which stated that the White House instructed the Environmental Protection Agency to give the public misleading information about the safety of the air in New York. Christine Todd Whitman, head of the EPA and the person who announced that the air was "safe to breathe" on September 12, 2001, later refused to testify to Congress on the matter. Sick and dying victims later had to sue the government and battle it out in court. The New York Police Department, in addition to memorializing the 23 officers killed on the day of 9/11/01, also includes a list of 50 officers who died in the aftermath of cancer and other illnesses, as a result of being "Exposed to toxic smoke and other hazards."
There is a wealth of credible medical, scientific, and legislative information that builds an air-tight case against the towers close proximity to children. AntiCellTowerLawyers.com is an exceptional website, a comprehensive source with all the information one could need, all in one place. Their links page includes "Links to videos, news articles and other records of cancer and leukemia clusters around Cell Towers;" "Expert studies from around the world, regarding the adverse health impacts of RF emissions, including those from Cell Towers;" "News of governments, other than the United States, banning Cell Towers near Schools," as well as "Links & information reflecting the Federal government's ongoing efforts to strip local governments and citizens of any power to defeat or even slow down, the installation of thousands of Cell Antennas, with virtually no government oversight or regulation."
The site notes, for example, that the paper "Health Effects from Cell Phone Tower Radiation" By Karen J. Rodgers is "An excellent introduction, in plain english, to (1) the well-established health risks associated with Cell Towers, (2) how the wireless industry has manipulated the U.S. government into stripping citizens' rights to challenge the installation of Cell Towers based upon health concerns, and (3) how, to the delight of the wireless industry, the FCC has deemed "safe" levels of RF emissions to be 5,000 times higher than the levels deemed safe by other countries." "A Cellular Phone Tower on Ossining High School?" includes extensive reference to scientific papers and government documents citing adverse health effects from cell tower radiation.
Not surprisingly, establishment groups and corporate media take the side of big business and defend the towers rather than the people. The American Cancer Society downplays the risks, stating, in part, "Laboratory studies have looked at whether the types of RF waves used in cell phone communication can cause DNA damage. Most of these studies have supported the idea that the RF waves given off by cell phones and towers don't have enough energy to damage DNA directly." Fox News reported on the issue, concluding "proponents of safe cellphone use are heavily backed by popular science -- at least for now."
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops documents on Catholic Social Teaching, declares that "The economy must serve people, not the other way around;" "our tradition recalls the story of the Last Judgment (Mt 25:31-46) and instructs us to put the needs of the poor and vulnerable first;" and that "human dignity can be protected and a healthy community can be achieved only if human rights are protected."
Instead of arrogant dismissiveness of parents concerns, Church leaders need to humbly and seriously consider all the implications of this issue. Hopefully the Bishop of San Bernardino will stick to Church doctrine, put the long-term safety of the children first, reject the ""god of mammon" and adhere to the teachings of Jesus Christ: "No servant can be in the employment of two masters at once; either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will devote himself to the one and despise the other. You must serve God or money; you cannot serve both." Luke 16:13
Below are a lot of good links, studies and news reports on the matter.
Catholic Schools in Iowa working with Dept. of Homeland Security January 27, 2013 [Featured on FreedomsPhoenix.com and RomanCatholicReport.com.
Personal view of the pervert priest scandal from a patriot's perspective
Convicted Pervert Ex-Priest living in Oregon after rare prison sentence - Files set to be released January 22, 2013
As a child, I had personal experience with one of the only Catholic priests ever to be convicted and sent to prison for sexually abusing children. Here is my take on the issue.
[Featured on WhatReallyHappened.com and RomanCatholicReport.com.]
Pervert ex-priest dead in Oregon weeks before Archdiocese files were released Feb. 4, 2013 [Featured on WhatReallyHappened.com and in the Los Angeles Daily News, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Contra Costa Times, Pasadena Star News, Silicon Valley Mercury News, Long Beach Press Telegram, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, L.A. Harbor Daily Breeze, Whittier Daily News, and Redlands Daily Facts.]
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Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly blatantly lies about past NY gun confiscation on national radio January 20, 2013 [Featured on WhatReallyHappened.com and Republic Broadcasting Network.] [NYPD has visited this article.]
Willie, put down the bong: Guns aren't just for the military January 13, 2013
Gun Control propagandist Piers Morgan feels right "at home, like one of the clan" among Jews January 11, 2013 [Featured on WhatReallyHappened.com.]
'Most Pro-Israel Ever' Senator wants to ban and "confiscate" guns to "protect the children" Democrat Joe Manchin, touted by AIPAC as one of the "Most Pro-Israel Ever", wants to confiscate the guns of American citizens.
[Featured on WhatReallyHappened.com and RomanCatholicReport.com.] December 19, 2012
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Official NY Govt 'SAFE ACT' Fact Sheet dictates: "surrender it to law enforcement officials" within a year January 21, 2013 [Featured on InfoWars , PrisonPlanet.com and Republic Broadcasting Network.]
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Ca motorist beats fourth traffic ticket through the mail 2/15/13 [Corona, Ca red-light camera slapped down! Court documents included on page.]
Motorist puts police in their place at suspicionless internal checkpoint 12/2/12 [Must see video- Featured on PrisonPlanet.com].
"Dancing Israelis" Arrested On 9/11 Later Sued The Govt, But Lost Their Case [Featured on Infowars, Rense.com, and Veterans Today.]
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People are fighting back against tyranny!
"In Victorville, the lawsuit involves the illegality of red-light photos cameras. Michael Curran of Victorville filed a class-action lawsuit against both the city and RedFlex, an Arizona company which operates the cameras."
NBC San Diego: Ruling Could Shut Down Red Light Cameras
Drivers could get current tickets dismissed because cops, not camera company, testified at trial
California's Capital City tricks motorists into finking on their relatives September 25, 2012 DON'T FALL FOR IT!
Corona, CA ends red-light camera program on Guy Fawkes day September 15, 2012
City of Corona, CA claims that traffic defendants must be compelled to testify
City continues giving fraudulent legal advice to ensare motorists
[Featured on WhatReallyHappened.com.] August 21, 2012
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Ron Paul: "sinister" "unspeakably evil" 2013 NDAA endangers "Christians, gun-owners, home-schoolers" & gives half a billion to Israel December 23, 2012 [Featured on PrisonPlanet.com and RepublicBroadcasting.org.]
Invoking Sandy Hook, California seeks 'Ammunition Purchase Permits' "for the sake of our children" December 29, 2012 [Featured on Republic Broadcasting Network.] The U.S. Department of Justice, California Highway Patrol, California State Senate, California Police Officer's Association, and the Navy Network Information Center have visited this article.
International Association of Fire Fighters, AFL-CIO, CLC:
Cell tower debate rages on in Oakville
Recently new radiation norms were adopted by India and the Department of Telecommunication (DoT) had set September 1 as the deadline for the telecom operators to adhere to them. As per the new norms, the operators were mandated to reduce the radiation levels by 1/10th of the current levels, thus making it 0.9 watt/m2. Furthermore, it was announced that operators who are found flouting these rules would be heavily penalised. While many welcomed this news, the critics were quick to point out that even this was not safe... Even with the absence of scientific data to determine their role, there are many who are convinced that these towers are indeed death traps. And their belief is backed by the instances that have been witnessed in the country, be it the Kaiswal family from Jaipur where three family members were detected with cancer after installation of mobile phone towers five metres away from their house, or the Usha Kiran building in Mumbai that cited three cases of brain tumour that were attributed to the mobile phone towers installed on the rooftop of an adjacent building. While some may shrug these off as mere coincidences, several housing societies have now come forward to protest against these towers...
Dr. Magda Havas illustrates that the microwave radiofrequency radiation at a cell tower measures at 11k microwatts. Her youtube channel is here and features many videos on the matter.
President's Cancer Panel: Environmentally caused cancers are 'grossly underestimated' and 'needlessly devastate American lives.'
MEDICAL STUDY: Biological effects from exposure to electromagnetic radiation emitted by cell tower base stations and other antenna arrays By B. Blake Levitt and Henry Lai. "Abstract: The siting of cellular phone base stations and other cellular infrastructure such as roof-mounted antenna arrays, especially in residential neighborhoods, is a contentious subject in land-use regulation. Local resistance from nearby residents and landowners is often based on fears of adverse health effects despite reassurances from telecommunications service providers that international exposure standards will be followed. Both anecdotal reports and some epidemiology studies have found headaches, skin rashes, sleep disturbances, depression, decreased libido, increased rates of suicide, concentration problems, dizziness, memory changes, increased risk of cancer, tremors, and other neurophysiological effects in populations near base stations. The objective of this paper is to review the existing studies of people living or working near cellular infrastructure and other pertinent studies that could apply to long-term, low-level radiofrequency radiation (RFR) exposures.
News Release - May 29, 2009 LOS ANGELES BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBERS VOTE TO PROHIBIT CELL PHONE TOWERS NEAR SCHOOLS #08/09-340
Los Angeles - The "Wireless Telecommunication Installations" resolution, which opposes the location of cell phone towers in close proximity to schools, was introduced by Los Angeles Unified School District Board Member Julie Korenstein and adopted earlier this week by the Los Angeles Board of Education. This resolution will ensure individuals, especially children, are protected from the potential health effects associated with exposures to extremely low frequency electromagnetic and radiofrequency radiation. "With this resolution, we will continue to protect our children by working with cities, counties, and local municipalities regarding cell phone towers," said Korenstein. "With their help, we will provide safer schools for many generations to come."
"Please see the attached resolution opposing siting of that cell tower passed by a vote of the PTA general membership on September 13, 2010.