Mother sues Georgetown doctor who forcejabbed her kids without consent

Children’s Health Defense is funding a lawsuit by a D.C. mother alleging a doctor vaccinated two of her children for COVID-19 without her consent after falsely telling the teens the shots were required for school.


The mother of two children who were given COVID-19 vaccines without the mother’s consent is suing the doctor who administered the vaccines.

An attorney representing NaTonya McNeil last week filed a lawsuit in Superior Court for the District of Columbia against Janine A. Rethy, M.D., M.P.H.

According to the complaint, on Sept. 2, 2022, McNeil took her two older children, ages 15 and 17, to the KIDS Mobile Medical Clinic/Ronald McDonald Care Mobile clinic, operated by Georgetown Hospital, to complete their required annual physical exam for the 2022-2023 school year.

The lawsuit alleges Rethy, director of the mobile clinic, held the children in the examination room longer than necessary for a regular check-up and vaccinated them against COVID-19 over their objections and without consulting their mother

In order to attempt to obtain the children’s consent — which they are not legally able to provide without a parent or guardian — the doctor falsely informed the children the COVID-19 vaccine was mandatory for school attendance and told them they could not lawfully decline it if they wanted to attend school.

The suit, filed by D.C. Attorney Matthew Hardin, seeks damages for false imprisonment, battery and fraud.

Children’s Health Defense (CHD) is financing the lawsuit because, according to CHD President and General Counsel Mary Holland, “CHD couldn’t just sit still and not allow this wrong to go unpunished and not bring this to the public’s attention.”

In an exclusive conversation with The Defender, McNeil explained why she is suing the the doctor:

“I just feel like people shouldn’t be able to do whatever they want to do to other people and especially not to children. As a mother, I feel like, ‘You all just took all my rights away from me to do what you wanted to do to my kids.’

“I do want justice to be done in this case. I feel like something needs to be done. This can’t just continue to happen.”

‘I feel violated’

According to the complaint, Rethy’s stated goal is to vaccinate all children against COVID-19. The complaint quotes her statement to the press:

“Our goal is to increase vaccination rates in children here in D.C. . . . For more than 30 years our role has been to be in the community to help address the problem of health disparities, bringing families care where they are.

“For this particular effort, we are glad to be partnering with DC Health to provide both regular childhood vaccines and COVID-19 vaccines to all children.”

In addition to her role as director of the mobile clinic, Rethy is chief of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s Division of Community Pediatrics and assistant professor of pediatrics at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

McNeil said that when she took her older children to the clinic, she stayed outside the examination room to care for her infant. As soon as the children entered the doctor’s office, she called her daughter’s cellphone to let Rethy know she was just outside the door if the doctor needed to consult her for anything.

According to McNeil, the doctor did not ask or inform her about any vaccinations, and did not ask her to sign anything. At the end of the physical, Rethy came out to talk to her.

McNeil said the doctor explained her son’s asthma treatment plan, but that’s all they discussed.

As they were heading home, McNeil said she was shocked when her daughter complained that her arm hurt “pretty bad.” When McNeil asked her why it hurt, her daughter said she was given the COVID-19 shot, even though she told the doctor she didn’t want it.

When McNeil asked her why she allowed the doctor to administer the shot, her daughter said:

“When she had the needle in her hand and she was coming towards me, I backed up and I asked her what is that needle, and she said it was the COVID shot and I … told her I didn’t want it and she said, ‘Well it is mandatory, you have to get it in order to go to school.’”

Rethy allegedly administered the shot to her daughter, and then to her son. McNeil said:

“He’s 14 and he said they didn’t even ask him if he wanted it or not, but when they gave it to him, he said he thought he had to get it because his sister got it.”

According to the complaint, both children received the  Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, authorized for emergency use, and the meningococcal vaccine. Her son was also injected with TDaP.

Both children were upset and angry they had been coerced into vaccination, the complaint says.

11 thoughts on “Mother sues Georgetown doctor who forcejabbed her kids without consent”

  1. M.P.H. I knew it! Those people are nasty.

    and jmy1975 – You do know the Bible has a commandment against bearing false witness, right? Just checking.

  2. Why are doctors still lethally injecting people, given everything that happened? I don’t think stupidity or ignorance will justify crimes against humanity.

    1. From my experience with my doctors and with my dad’s cancer doctors, I can confidently say that very few of them are bright, and even less are courageous. Getting through medical school is an act of will. And when most doctors become doctors they just want to say they’re a doctor, steadily increase their incomes, and be part of the elite. And being part of the “team” means being incurious about everything.

      Most doctors are vaccinated themselves. If they are general doctors, they know nothing about viruses. They just do what the CDC recommends. And they get paid to vaccinate.

      My doctor thinks he’s a rock star. Literally. He is in a band. And his exam room is a shrine to himself , like it’s in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Pics of him jammin’, pics of him with quasi-famous acts, a couple of news articles about what a great guy he is, etc. Then he sees me for 5 minutes and charges 140 dollars. You think he’s given a thought about these vaccines?

      And nationwide the universities are dumbed down, and that includes the hard sciences, medical schools, law schools, etc.

      1. I just want to say that I don’t think I’m a know-it-all. I’ve had good doctors, one of them, a little CHinese-American woman, performed a 10-hour surgery on my back and made it so I can walk. I love that woman. But most basic doctors/GPs aren’t that impressive, in my opinion, and they are the ones giving the “vaccines”.

        1. I don’t think you come off as a know it all. Most people cannot handle criticism, even if it is true. For the last 3 years I’ve realized that most people are docile and easily controlled, like Nazi supporters in Hitler’s Germany, but if I told anyone what is indeed true they would get offended and call me arrogant.

          No one likes to admit they are flawed or their worldview is, in fact, false. I found God many years ago when I started consciously questioning my worldview.

    2. Most doctors nowadays are bureaucrats in a bureaucracy, going along with “best practices” or “protocols” because “that’s what the system is”.

      The worst ones, as in the Georgetown case, are the ones who don’t merely go along but who actively believe in pushing the protocols (e.g. vaxx or “trans” nonsense), messing with families, etc.

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