Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) spoke out against President Trump’s proposal to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, instead sponsoring a resolution to prohibit the use of any U.S. taxpayer dollars for weapons that violate the deal. At a news conference announcing her proposal, PSR’s Martin Fleck said, “A meaningful medical response is impossible. Therefore, we must prevent a nuclear war at all costs.”
This article in The Nation on the new W76-2 warhead and the dangers it presents cites PSR and the Back from the Brink campaign.
Op-ed by PSR’s Dr. Robert Dodge in Common Dreams on the connection between climate change and nuclear war and the need for global leaders to take action.
PSR applauds Representative Adam Smith and Senator Elizabeth Warren for their bold commitment to ensuring the health and safety of all families by establishing a U.S. policy of “No First Use” of nuclear weapons.
Thanks to the incredible work of Physicians for Social Responsibility Maine and their allies, on January 23, the city of Portland, Maine unanimously passed a “Back from the Brink” resolution. The resolution calls on the United States government to take the lead on preventing nuclear war by renouncing the option of using nuclear weapons first; …
In the Seattle Times, Washington PSR’s Dr. Bruce Amundson and Lilly Adams discuss the potential for a shift in nuclear weapons policy from the incoming Congress.
Op-ed by Washington PSR’s Dr. Bruce Amundson in the Seattle Times.
Earlier this month, International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) launched its new Cities Appeal, ICAN Save My City, a global campaign to persuade cities to express support for the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). While ICAN’s new Cities Appeal is global in scope, it was inspired by successful initiatives …
Op-ed by PSR Board Member Ira Helfand, MD, for CNN.
Op-ed by Martin Fleck, Director of PSR’s Nuclear Weapons Abolition Program, in Foreign Policy in Focus.