PSR is joining forces with several other grassroots organizations in the United Against Nuclear War (UANW) coalition for an In-District Lobby Week, April 22-26, while most Members of Congress will be in their home states. What better time to make the health case for No First Use of nuclear weapons? What: In-District Lobby Week on No First Use When: …
Article in Emergency Medicine News by PSR’s Dr. Matt Bivens on how emergency physicians can sound the alarm on nuclear weapons.
Op-ed in Common Dreams by PSR’s Olivia Alperstein.
Now more than ever, with the United States’ planned withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, new so-called “low-yield” nuclear weapons going into production, a U.S. President who’s determined to “out-innovate” other nations in a new nuclear arms race, it seems that we are edging closer and closer to the ultimate threat to human …
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) spoke out against President Trump’s proposal to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, instead sponsoring a resolution to prohibit the use of any U.S. taxpayer dollars for weapons that violate the deal. At a news conference announcing her proposal, PSR’s Martin Fleck said, “A meaningful medical response is impossible. Therefore, we must prevent a nuclear war at all costs.”
This article in The Nation on the new W76-2 warhead and the dangers it presents cites PSR and the Back from the Brink campaign.
Stand up for humanity and demand that United States policy precludes starting a nuclear war. Please contact your U.S. Representative now and ask her/him to cosponsor H.R. 921.
PSR applauds Representative Adam Smith and Senator Elizabeth Warren for their bold commitment to ensuring the health and safety of all families by establishing a U.S. policy of “No First Use” of nuclear weapons.
Thanks to the incredible work of Physicians for Social Responsibility Maine and their allies, on January 23, the city of Portland, Maine unanimously passed a “Back from the Brink” resolution. The resolution calls on the United States government to take the lead on preventing nuclear war by renouncing the option of using nuclear weapons first; …
In the Seattle Times, Washington PSR’s Dr. Bruce Amundson and Lilly Adams discuss the potential for a shift in nuclear weapons policy from the incoming Congress.