Issue: federal government | foreign policy | nuclear weapons | 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 …
Issue: nuclear weapons | social justice
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 …
Issue: nuclear weapons | U.S. nuclear policy
Type: fact sheet | toolkit
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.
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, 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.
Issue: ban treaty | disarmament | foreign policy | nuclear weapons
With the upcoming entry into force of the nuclear ban treaty, an important question arises: what strategy can we, American civil society groups, adopt to leverage the TPNW to steer the U.S. and the other nuclear-armed states towards total elimination of nuclear weapons? To answer this question, Physicians for Social Responsibility has conducted a series …
Issue: federal government | nuclear weapons
Type: letter to policymaker
Letter signed by PSR representatives urging the rejection of funding for nuclear explosive testing in the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act.
Issue: disarmament | nuclear weapons | U.S. nuclear policy
In its report “Enough is Enough: Global Nuclear Weapons Spending 2020” the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons has produced the first estimate in nearly a decade of global nuclear weapon spending, taking into account costs to maintain and build new nuclear weapons. ICAN estimates that the nine nuclear-armed countries spent $72.9 billion on their …
Issue: nuclear weapons
Physicians for Social Responsibility is working with over 125 U.S. organizations—including many PSR chapters—to recognize the 75th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima (Aug 6) & Nagasaki (Aug 9). Staff from PSR National hosted a one-hour webinar to discuss all the resources available to you including a digital toolkit, the launch of the unbranded 75th …
Issue: ban treaty | disarmament | foreign policy | no first use | nuclear weapons | U.S. nuclear policy
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.
Issue: disarmament | foreign policy | nuclear weapons | U.S. nuclear policy
Type: fact sheet
PSR Fact Sheet on New START Treaty.