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News

  • November 21, 2013
    The Arms Trade Treaty (ATT): A public health imperative

    This article, by PSR and IPPNW leaders, was published in the international Journal of Public Health Policy. It lays out why an International Code of Conduct on arms trade is important to health -- and how you can help change history.

    Source: Journal of Public Health Policy
  • March 29, 2013
    Physicians Support Historic New Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) To Regulate Global Weapons Trade

    PSR applauds the UN General Assembly's adoption of the world's first Arms Trade Treaty that has come after years of work and negotiations. We urge the United States to work deliberatively to sign and ratify the treaty.

  • March 14, 2013
    Nobel Peace Laureates Call upon Obama to Help Secure Arms Trade Treaty

    As negotiators from around the world head to New York for the final talks on an international Arms Trade Treaty at the United Nations next week, US President Barack Obama must take the lead in securing a strong global Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), a group of 18 Nobel Peace Prize winners said in an open letter delivered to their fellow Laureate at the White House today.

  • February 26, 2013
    In lives and trauma, gun violence has a high cost

    An op-ed by PSR Florida's Dr. Lynn Ringenberg and Dr. Ronald Saff.

    Source: Tallahassee Democrat
  • January 1, 2013
    At the E.R., Bearing Witness to Gun Violence

    Dr. David H. Newman comments on gun violence from his viewpoint as an emergency room physician.

    Source: New York Times
  • December 20, 2012
    The Shameful Epidemic

    PSR Board Member Dr. Bill Durston says the epidemic of gun viloence can only be solved by comprehensive gun control.

    Source: Sacramento News and Review

In the Spotlight

  • July 17, 2014
    Our Best Opportunity to Cut Climate Change
    We need you to take action now! Tell the EPA that its proposed rule to cut carbon pollution from power plants Is vitally important and on the right track – but can be strengthened.