Cities in the Crosshairs Are Pushing Back Against Nuclear Weapons January 13, 2020


Alex Jasset, nuclear threats program associate with Physicians for Social Responsibility — Los Angeles (PSR-LA), tells Truthout that PSR-LA was founded with the understanding that there is no adequate medical response to a nuclear attack.

“If a nuclear strike were to happen, [local officials] would be the ones that would be responsible for their community first,” Jasset says. “If you can’t adequately defend your citizens, then it is your job and your duty to speak up and let other people know that they should be doing that.”

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