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No rubber stamp this time: Congressional champions are resisting President Trump’s request to fund controversial “easy-fire” nukes

There’s a new nuclear weapon that’s intended to lower the threshold for nuclear war: the “W76-2” warhead, a.k.a. the “easy-fire nuke.” This weapon has been branded rather euphemistically as a more “usable” nuclear weapon—meaning it has an even greater risk of being actually launched in a nuclear strike, with all the catastrophic damage to human …

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Too Much Money for Nukes, Not Enough for Human Health

Imagine what we could invest in instead of shelling out billions of dollars each year for nuclear weapons. That money could be used to fund essential, life-saving programs and services that don’t involve destruction of the planet—e.g. clean water, nutrition for schoolchildren, healthcare disparities, income inequality, environmental health hazards and many other vital issues. The …

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In-District Lobby Week: Make the Case for No First Use!

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: …

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