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Letter to Senator Reed on “Low-Yield” Nuclear Weapons

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

Type: letter to policymaker

PSR letter to Senator Jack Reed (RI), ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, urging him to eliminate funding for the dangerous and unnecessary W76-2 nuclear warhead.


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.


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: advocacy materials | 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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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.


U.S. Nuclear Buildup Fact Sheet

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

Type: fact sheet

A nuclear spending binge: security and economic downfalls of the proposed buildup of the U.S. nuclear arsenal.