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PSR Chapters Focus on Nuclear Weapons in August Recess Meetings

On August 6, activists from PSR Los Angeles, Beyond the Bomb, Nuclear Free Schools, Vets for Peace, and Peace Action, met with Representative Adam Schiff, Chair of the House Intelligence Committee, to discuss Representative Adam Smith’s No First Use legislation (H.R. 921). The bill simply states it is the policy of the United States not …

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Preventing Nuclear War

Robert Dodge, MD | New York Times Letter to the editor from PSR board member and PSR-LA President Dr. Robert Dodge on the need for nuclear weapons abolition. Read more (scroll down)


Join PSR and UCS on Sept. 25 for a webinar on Back from the Brink

Union of Concerned Scientists and PSR are proud to be co-hosting a webinar to highlight the Back from the Brink Campaign on September 25. Back from the Brink: The Call to Prevent Nuclear War is a national grassroots initiative seeking to fundamentally change U.S. nuclear weapons policy and lead us away from the dangerous path …

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House of Representatives Rebuffs Trump Administration in Key Defense Spending Votes

On July 12, the House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act, to the tune of $733 billion. During NDAA deliberations, the House voted on a plethora of foreign policy and nuclear weapons-related amendments. PSR was adamantly opposed to an amendment introduced by Representative Mike Turner (R-OH) that would have reinstated funding for the …

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Oregon PSR disarmament resolution wins in the state legislature

On June 24, Oregon’s House of Representatives voted to approve Senate Joint Memorial 5 (SJM 5), which urges congress to lead a global effort to reduce the threat of nuclear war, making it the second state in the nation after California to pass such legislation in both legislative chambers. The bill was approved by the Oregon Senate on May 20th.