no first use

Representative Smith and Senator Warren Reintroduce the No First Use Act

April 26, 2021

On April 15, 2021, Senator Elizabeth Warren and Representative Adam Smith reintroduced the No First Use Act (H.R.2603 & S.1219), which would officially establish that the United States policy is to not use nuclear weapons as a means of warfare first.

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Senator Warren and Representative Smith Re-introduce No First Use Act

April 19, 2021

Statement by Jeff Carter, PSR Executive Director “On April 15, Senator Elizabeth Warren and Representative Adam Smith reintroduced a simple, but profoundly important piece of legislation that, if passed, would…

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A Call to Action: Renewing the Call for Public Health Advocacy Against Nuclear Weapons

March 1, 2021

Letter in the North Carolina Medical Journal from members of Western North Carolina PSR.

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It’s time to end nuclear weapons danger

February 6, 2021

Op-ed in the Bangor Daily News by PSR Maine members Kathryn Bourgoin, MD & Judy Kuhns-Hastings, NP.

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The world is facing an insane danger that’s greater than Covid-19

October 27, 2020

CNN Op-ed by Ira Helfand, MD, PSR Board Member.

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September 26 is United Nations’ International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

September 23, 2020

The event provides an opportunity to reaffirm the urgency of global nuclear disarmament and to mobilize new-found international efforts towards achieving a nuclear free world. You can participate!

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Mayor of Des Moines establishes “Back from the Brink Day”

June 29, 2020

On June 22, in a virtual event, Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie issued a proclamation in honor of the Back from the Brink initiative.

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Deployment of low-yield nuclear weapons lowers the threshold for war

February 14, 2020

Op-ed in the Seattle Times by Bruce Amundson, MD, and Joseph Berkson, MD, Washington PSR.

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To promote nuclear weapons abolition: “Think globally, act locally”

February 13, 2020

There are many ways that PSR members are thinking globally and acting locally this year to reduce the threat of nuclear war—and so can you.

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The road to Armageddon — our two existential threats and the 2020 presidential race

January 24, 2020

Op-ed in The Hill by Robert Dodge, MD, PSR Board Member.

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