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Nuclear weapons are never the answer

War in Ukraine Toolkit

PSR’s War in Ukraine Toolkit provides advocacy tips, quotes from PSR leaders, and resources for further information on nuclear risks.

Nuclear Risks At The Ukrainian Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant

Nuclear Risks at the Ukrainian Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP)

Since Russia first took over the ZNPP on March 4, 2022, there has been major concern over the safety of the plant and the risk of a potential nuclear incident that could result in the release of radiation in Ukraine and elsewhere.

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PSR Nuclear Weapons Abolition Program Legislation Tracker

PSR’s Nuclear Weapons Abolition (NWA) program maintains this legislation tracker to monitor legislation related to nuclear weapons activities happening within Congress. Updated weekly.

Updated NFU Fact Sheet (2021)

No First Use Fact Sheet

Fact sheet from PSR on the No First Use Act, which would restrict the United States from using nuclear weapons except in response to a nuclear attack.

Legality of Nuclear Weapons

PSR intern Nicolas-Francois Perron-Giroux researched and wrote these reports on Nuclear Weapons-Free zones, the production/possession, testing, disposal, use of nuclear weapons, and also defense alliances like NATO.

Microsoft Word PSR New START Fact Sheet.docx

PSR Fact Sheet on New START Treaty

PSR Fact Sheet on New START Treaty (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty), which was ratified in 2010.

Microsoft Word PSR NFU Talking Points FINAL.docx

No First Use Talking Points

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.

Effective Advocacy

Nuclear Weapons Abolition Advocacy Training Series

The PSR Nuclear Weapons Abolition program developed this advocacy toolkit, offering information on effective advocacy, using social media, and pitching op-eds and letters to the editor.

Ban Treaty Handout

Ban Treaty Handout

Quick guide to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons approved by the U.N. on July 7, 2017.

Ban Treaty For US Audience

The Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty

Fact sheet on the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, adopted by the United Nations July 7, 2017.