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Fact Sheet on “Low-Yield” Nuclear Weapons

Issue: federal government | nuclear weapons | u.s. nuclear policy

Type: fact sheet

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


No First Use Talking Points

Issue: federal government | foreign policy | no first use | nuclear weapons | u.s. nuclear policy

Type: fact sheet

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.


No First Use Fact Sheet

Issue: federal government | foreign policy | no first use | nuclear weapons | u.s. nuclear policy

Type: fact sheet

Fact sheet 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.


Taming the Nuclear Machine: An Interview with Daniel Hirsch

Issue: nuclear power | nuclear weapons

Type: testimony

Daniel Hirsch retired in 2017 as Director of the Program on Environmental and Nuclear Policy at the University of California-Santa Cruz. He taught for many years at UCSC and before that at UCLA. He is President of the Committee to Bridge the Gap, a nuclear policy NGO, which he founded nearly half a century ago. …

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Nuclear Weapons Abolition Advocacy Training Series

Issue: disarmament | foreign policy | no first use | nuclear weapons | u.s. nuclear policy

Type: advocacy materials | powerpoint | toolkit | training

PSR’s Nuclear Weapons Abolition Program has launched a series of Advocacy Trainings to help members and other citizens who want to hone their citizen advocacy skills. Check out the PowerPoint “modules” we are using to help citizens make a difference in their communities. Effective Advocacy to an Influencer Using and Understanding Social Media Successfully Pitching …

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The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner

Issue: disarmament | foreign policy | nuclear weapons | u.s. nuclear policy

Type: book review

By Daniel Ellsberg Reviewed by PSR member R. F. Gillum, MD Like many, I had tuned out annual updates on the progress of strategic arms control after the fall of the USSR. I assumed that thanks to the work of many, including that of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW)– which gained …

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Nuclear Weapons Community Cost Calculator

Issue: nuclear weapons | u.s. nuclear policy

Type: fact sheet | toolkit

Each April, Dr. Bob Dodge, PSR-LA 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.


Nuclear Posture Review Talking Points

Issue: disarmament | federal government | nuclear weapons | u.s. nuclear policy

Type: fact sheet

 Background: The United States will develop two types of “tactical” low-yield nuclear warheads. The document claims that building smaller nuclear weapons (Hiroshima-sized) allows the United States to develop a more “credible deterrent” against Russia because smaller nuclear weapons are “more usable.” However, the United States already has low-yield nuclear weapons (air-launched cruise missiles and the …

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The Path to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons—A Movement for Public Health

Issue: ban treaty | disarmament | nuclear weapons

Type: infographic

Infographic depicting the timeline of the U.N. Ban Treaty from 2007-2017.


Back from the Brink: A Call to Prevent Nuclear War

Issue: disarmament | no first use | nuclear weapons | u.s. nuclear policy

Type: fact sheet

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.