In the Spotlight
SF Bay Area PSR Marches!
In both San Francisco and Oakland, SF Bay Area PSR members joined over 150,000 people at the Women’s March to fight for justice, civil liberties and human rights for all including the right to accessible and comprehensive reproductive health services.
SF Bay PSR Marches for Science!
On April 22, SF Bay PSR joined thousands of other doctors, nurses, scientists, and activists at San Francisco’s March for Science, part of a nationwide action that included demonstrations in 600 other cities.
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Nuclear Arms at a Crossroads
For decades, fighting nuclear weapons has been the cornerstone of the work of SF Bay Area PSR. Our long-standing motto still stands, that prevention is the only cure. We stand for the complete abolition of nuclear arms, and the redirection of funds to support human needs, not weapons of death.
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Keep Trump's Finger off the Nuclear Button!
Current law gives the President authority to launch nuclear weapons within seconds, without any checks and balances or consultation with other officials. There’s something you can do about it. S. 200, the Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act, would prohibit the President from launching a nuclear first strike without a declaration of war by Congress.
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Chlorpyrifos Dangers Made Clear—Time to Ban It!
Recently SF Bay PSR asked you to convince Governor Jerry Brown to fully ban the harmful pesticide chlorpyrifos. It presents an immediate danger—chlorpyrifos poisoned a number of farmworkers in the Central Valley. As reported by Mother Jones, more than 50 workers were exposed when the pesticide drifted from a neighboring field. More than a dozen workers reported various symptoms, which included nausea, fainting and vomiting. Urge Gov. Brown to ban this harmful chemical!
Guided by the expertise of medicine and public health, SF Bay Area Physicians for Social Responsibility works to protect human life from the gravest threats to health and survival. Consequently, we promote public policies that protect human health from the threats of nuclear war and other weapons of mass destruction, global environmental degradation, climate change, the epidemic of gun violence, and other social injustices in our society today.
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