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Fluoride is a Developmental Neurotoxicant

A team of researchers at the Neurotoxicology Division of the EPA have determined that fluoride is a "developmental neurotoxicant" – one of about 100 chemicals with "substantial evidence" (highest category) for toxicity to the developing mammalian nervous system.

On the list are substances pregnant women should minimize or strictly avoid:
Amphetamine, Arsenic, Bisphenol A, Cocaine, Methylmercury
Caffeine, Ethanol (Alcohol), Fluoride, Nicotine, and Lead*

Developmental Neurotoxicants

Mundy WR, Padilla SJ, Shafer TJ, et al.
Building a database of developmental neurotoxicants:
Evidence from human and animal studies

In 2015, the same researchers determined that 21 of these chemicals represent the "gold standard," because they provide evidence of neurodevelopmental effects in humans. Fluoride is one of these gold-standard chemicals.

The National Scientific Council on the Developing Child includes many of these chemicals in "Early Exposure to Toxic Substances Damages Brain Architecture," its eye-opening 2006 report about how the timing of exposure to a toxic substance is the most critical factor in disrupting brain development.

Intentionally adding this neurotoxin to the drinking water that pregnant women drink is a form of "domestic violence" – a serious problem America's Founders recognized and provided a remedy for in Article IV, Section 4 of the US Constitution, the same clause that protects us from "invasion." (Imagine our response if the Chinese fluoridation chemicals we import were actually added to our drinking water by the Chinese government.)

* Fluoridation Chemicals Leach Lead
and Copper into Drinking Water

Evidence of Copper and Lead Leaching from Fluoridation
Overdosed: Fluoride, Copper and Alzheimer's Disease