Today, Physicians for Social Responsibility celebrates entry-into-force of the new Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). This treaty changes the legal status of nuclear weapons in international law, and marks a historic milestone for a decades-long, intergenerational movement to abolish nuclear weapons. The TPNW was adopted by 122 nations at the UN in …
Make sure that the Members of Congress that represent you hear about this historic event, and ask them to respond.
Op-ed in the Boston Globe by PSR Board Member Ira Helfand, MD and Nate Goldshlag.
Like the rest of the world, we at PSR watched with disgust and disbelief as thousands of rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol. Read our statement.
Within the deliberations over the mammoth $740.5 billion military budget, one very important cut was a victory for PSR and our allies.
INACTIVE – The Senate defense budget includes $10 million in taxpayer funds for new nuclear tests. Tell Ranking Member Jack Reed to eliminate nuclear testing from the budget.
With the election behind us, President-elect Joe Biden’s return to the White House will provide a different landscape for activists working toward a nuclear weapons free world.
The United States conducted its last nuclear test explosion in 1992. Is it time to start up testing again? As you can imagine, PSR’s answer is, “Absolutely not!”
Op-ed in The Hill by Robert Dodge, MD and Ira Helfand, MD, PSR Board Members.
CNN Op-ed by Ira Helfand, MD, PSR Board Member.