On October 27, the world took a giant step toward true nuclear disarmament. In a stunning victory for PSR and our international affiliates IPPNW and ICAN, the UN First Committee adopted resolution L.41 by a vote of 123 nations in favor, 38 opposed (including, unfortunately, the United States) and 16 abstentions. As a result, negotiations will begin in 2017 toward a nuclear weapons ban treaty.Read more »
Hormone-disrupting chemicals cost the U.S. $340 billion annually in health care expenses and lost wages. These chemicals can be found in electronics, car seats, makeup and food packaging among other consumer products. Learn more about hormone disruptors and tips to reduce exposure here.
PSR Kansas City leadership recently held a dinner meeting with Dr. Lynn Ringenberg, President of the Board of Directors for PSR National. Pictured from left: Lynn Ringenberg, MD, FAAP; Ann Suellentrop, MSRN, Chapter Director; Richard Gibson, CPA, PSR National board member; Dr. Jennifer Ashby; and Dr. Yolanda Huet-Vaughn, President of PSR/KC Area Board of Directors.
PSR National President Dr. Lynn Ringenberg (center) joined PSR Kansas City members at the International Fast for a Nuclear Ban Treaty event at the Kansas City Plant to commemorate the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and to call for a ban on nuclear weapons.
Ann Suellentrop, MSRN and Alicia Dressman of Kansas City PSR, joining with other prominent KC activist groups like Peace Planters, have challenged the very core of the nuclear weapons complex in the United States - the facilities that make the bombs.More on Kansas City Nuclear Weapons Plant »
A report on local Hiroshima/Nagasaki commemorations sponsored by PSR Kansas City.Source: National Catholic Reporter
A letter to the editor from PSR Kansas City member Everett Murphy, MD.Source: Kansas City Star
A letter to the editor from PSR member Dr. Joe Douglas.Source: Lawrence Journal-World
Make a difference in the challenge to confront global warming and prevent nuclear war and the development and use of nuclear weapons.
Tell the EPA to ban the use of methylene chloride and NMP in commercial and consumer paint strippers. Let’s protect workers and consumers from these harmful chemicals and switch to safer alternatives.
Ask your representative to support a law requiring congressional authorization before the president can launch a nuclear first strike.