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Representative Smith and Senator Warren Reintroduce the No First Use Act

On April 15, 2021, Senator Elizabeth Warren and Representative Adam Smith reintroduced the No First Use Act (H.R.2603 & S.1219), which would officially establish that the United States policy is to not use nuclear weapons as a means of warfare first. The United States does not currently have a pledge or policy of no first …

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Senator Warren and Representative Smith Re-introduce No First Use Act

Statement by Jeff Carter, PSR Executive Director “On April 15, Senator Elizabeth Warren and Representative Adam Smith reintroduced a simple, but profoundly important piece of legislation that, if passed, would make the world a much safer place, by making it the official policy of the United States that it will never, ever use a nuclear …

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Taxes and Renewal: Biden’s First 100 Days

Robert Dodge, MD, PSR Board Member | Common Dreams We continue to fund nuclear weapons programs at Cold War levels, blind to the fact that none of them can ever be used and that their very existence threatens our existence. Read more


Stop the Money Pit Missile

Tell your U.S. Representative that we should spend our money on our kids, on our environment, on public health, and on everyone who has suffered in this Covid crisis.


PSR to President Biden: “Re-seal the Deal” with Iran

Candidate Joe Biden prioritized re-entering the Iran nuclear deal. But now that he is in office, President Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and their counterparts in Iran have entered into a slow-motion dance, each waiting for the other to lead.  Iranian leaders say they want sanctions relief before they will return to the Joint …

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Time for Congress to Re-think Security

Sen. Markey and Rep. Khanna introduced the Investing in Cures Before Missiles Act to divert $1 billion
from development of a new nuclear missile to development of a universal coronavirus vaccine. Brilliant!


Recordings now available: Back from the Brink / ICAN Virtual Conference

The March 4 virtual policy briefing, Ending Nuclear Weapons Before They End Us, jointly convened by Back from the Brink and the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) saw participation by over 600 people in 28 countries. Weren’t able to attend? No worries: recordings of all the virtual briefing presentations and workshops — plus …

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Should America buy new missiles in the middle of a deadly pandemic?

As the U.S continues to recover from Covid-19, America is moving forward with plans to build a new weapon of mass destruction. The U.S Air Force hopes to build more than 600 of them, with each of these land-based missiles carrying a warhead over 20 times more powerful than the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima. …

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