On January 2, President Trump ordered the killing of a top Iranian military commander, Major General Qassem Suleimani. This move comes in the wake of several other recent incidents that have risked sparking potential war and increased the risk of nuclear conflict.
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Op-ed in The Sacramento Bee by Denise Duffield, PSR Los Angeles, and David Wright.
Op-ed for MassLive by Ira Helfand, MD, PSR board member, and Sean Meyer.
On Dec 10, 2019, Montgomery County Council in Maryland passed a Back from the Brink resolution, becoming the first county council in the United States to do so. The resolution calls on Maryland’s congressional delegation to take commonsense steps to prevent nuclear war. This milestone was achieved thanks to the hard work of Maryland Peace …
On December 4, the Trump administration approved a rules change around Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP benefits—commonly referred to as food stamps—which will remove up to 688,000 adults from participating in the program unless they find part-time work. While some estimates predict this change will save the U.S. $5 billion over 5 years, anti-hunger …
Letter to the editor in the Hickory Daily Record by PSR member Bert Crain, MD.
Op-ed in the Progressive by Martin Fleck, Director of PSR’s Nuclear Weapons Abolition Program.
Letter to the editor in the Spokesman-Review from Washington PSR’s Dr. Donald D. Storey.
Thanks to the hard work of Oregon PSR, on November 13, the Portland City Council in Oregon unanimously passed Resolution 1050 to declare Portland’s “opposition to nuclear weapons and urge the U.S. Federal Government to sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and take action to prevent nuclear war.” The resolution is part …