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Joint International Health Statement for the 1st Meeting of States Parties of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Issue: ban treaty | Nuclear Weapons Abolition

Type: policy positions & testimony

Joint statement from international health federations including International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, PSR’s international affiliate, ahead of the First Meeting of State Parties, taking place June 2022.


PSR Nuclear Weapons Abolition Program Legislation Tracker

Issue: foreign policy | Nuclear Weapons Abolition | U.S. nuclear policy

Type: advocacy materials

Do you want to stay on top of nuclear weapons-related legislation moving through Congress but find it difficult to keep track of it all? Well, look no further! PSR’s Nuclear Weapons Abolition (NWA) program maintains a legislation tracker to monitor legislation related to nuclear weapons activities happening within Congress. Updated weekly, we provide the latest …

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Webinar: What can the nuclear weapons abolition movement learn from other social justice movements?

Issue: Equity & Justice | Nuclear Weapons Abolition

Type: video & audio

The Nuclear Weapons Abolition Program at Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) presents the first event of our #DemandAccess campaign. The campaign centers around the idea that “For as long as we fund violence to ‘keep the peace’, our access—to healthy minds, bodies and environments—is Denied.” This event occurred November 3rd, 2021 and was entitled “What …

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Nuclear Weapons Community Cost Calculator

Issue: Nuclear Weapons Abolition | U.S. nuclear policy

Type: fact sheets & infographics | toolkits & trainings

Each April, Dr. Bob Dodge, PSR-Los Angeles Board Member and co-founder of Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions, calculates the cost of nuclear weapons programs to our communities. See what the costs are in your community.


No First Use Fact Sheet

Issue: foreign policy | no first use | Nuclear Weapons Abolition | U.S. nuclear policy

Type: fact sheets & infographics

Fact sheet from PSR on the No First Use Act, introduced by Rep. Adam Smith and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, which would restrict the United States from using nuclear weapons except in response to a nuclear attack.


Legality of Nuclear Weapons

Issue: ban treaty | disarmament | foreign policy | no first use | Nuclear Weapons Abolition | U.S. nuclear policy

Type: reports

Some experts argue that nuclear weapons are already illegal under international law. Meanwhile, the United States—with 1,750 deployed nuclear weapons—and eight other nuclear-armed nations unequivocally consider them legal. Adopted in 2017, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons is an initiative to build a comprehensive legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons.


PSR Fact Sheet on New START Treaty

Issue: disarmament | foreign policy | Nuclear Weapons Abolition | U.S. nuclear policy

Type: fact sheets & infographics

PSR Fact Sheet on New START Treaty.


Back from the Brink: A Call to Prevent Nuclear War

Issue: disarmament | no first use | Nuclear Weapons Abolition | U.S. nuclear policy

Type: fact sheets & infographics

Many local and national organizations have endorsed the “Back from the Brink” resolution. Are you associated with a group that might support this? Introduce this resolution at your church, synagogue, civic group, medical association, university, or municipality.


Fact Sheet on “Low-Yield” Nuclear Weapons

Issue: Nuclear Weapons Abolition | U.S. nuclear policy

Type: fact sheets & infographics

Fact sheet on “low-yield” nuclear weapons and why PSR opposes them.


No First Use Talking Points

Issue: foreign policy | no first use | Nuclear Weapons Abolition | U.S. nuclear policy

Type: fact sheets & infographics

Talking points from PSR on the No First Use Act (H.R. 921/S. 272), which would restrict the United States from using nuclear weapons except in response to a nuclear attack.