Senator Feinstein Responds to SF PSR President Dr. Robert Gould’s Email Concerning the U.S.-India Nuclear Deal

September 29, 2008

Dear Dr. Gould: Thank you for writing about the U.S.-India nuclear energy agreement. I appreciate the time you took to write me. As you may know, India has agreed to separate its civilian and military nuclear program over the next eight years and take other steps in order to receive U.S. nuclear technology and fuel….

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SF Bay PSR Signs On to Petition for a Nuclear Free Europe

June 25, 2008

Saintes Appeal for a Nuclear-Free Europe The 3rd Rally for International Disarmament, Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (3rd RID-NBC) was successfully held in Saintes (Charente-Maritime, France) from May 9 to 11, 2008. At the close of proceedings, the participants adopted several resolutions, including “The Saintes Appeal,” which calls – among other things – for the removal…

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Dr. Newman Publishes Journal Article on Anti-Nuclear Proliferation

May 16, 2008

Dr. Newman’s article, “Taking a Stand Against Nuclear Proliferation: The Pediatrician’s Role,” was published in the May 2008 issue of the prominent medical journal, Pediatrics. Dr. Newman writes from the perspective of a pediatrician and public health physician, and appeals to his colleagues to speak out about the threat to children posed by nuclear weapons,…

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Dr. Gould and Senator Feinstein Correspond About US-Iran Relations

May 9, 2008

Over the past year, PSR has been very involved in the campaign to prevent a military strike against Iran. PSR has brought the issue before Congress, been part of delegations traveling to Iran to meet with government and civil leaders there, written and spoken widely, and co-sponsored educational events. Dr. Gould, along with PSR board…

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Executive Director Evan Krasner Meets with District Director for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

March 26, 2008

Along with representatives of the American Friends Service Committee and Peace Action West, Dr. Krasner met yesterday with House Speaker Pelosi’s District Director, Dan Bernal, to provide a public health perspective in advocating for a quick end to the war in Iraq and a halt to the wasteful and dangerous plans to reinvigorate the U.S….

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SF Bay Area PSR President Robert Gould Testifies At Tracy Hearings For Nuclear “Complex Transformation”

March 20, 2008

The Department of Energy is holding hearings on its so-called “Complex transformation,” a plan to revitalize the nuclear weapons complex at 8 sites across the country, including at Tracy and Livermore. Dr. Robert Gould, SF Bay Area PSR President and expert on public health and security issues surrounding nuclear weapons and energy, gave testimony yesterday,…

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SF PSR Steering Committee Member Tom Newman Spearheads Passage of Nuclear Non-proliferation Resolution

March 17, 2008

On March 15, 2008 Dr. Tom Newman successfully advocated passage of resolution 15-SA–Opposing New Nuclear Weapons and Saving the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty–at the American Association of Pediatrics Annual Leadership Forum. Resolved, that the Academy call on the United States and other governments to abandon plans to develop and deploy new nuclear weapons because of the…

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Documentary Film Screening At UC Berkeley Adds a Human Dimension to The Iran Crisis

February 15, 2008

BAM 6.6 February 21, 2008 UC Berkeley Dwinelle Hall Room #145 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM “Bam 6.6 is the story of the human condition. The film weaves together stories of survival, loss, and healing, as we explore the humanity of the Iranian people through the prism of the devastating 2003 earthquake that struck at…

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SF Bay Area Steering Committee Member Jeff Ritterman Hosts Website Featuring Images Of And Art By Iranian Children

February 8, 2008

Children of Iran is a website born of travels undertaken by Physician Jeff Ritterman and his partner, Vivien Feyer, a psychologist and educator. In 2005, they accompanied a delegation of US military families–who had lost loved ones in Iraq–to the Iraq border, and in 2006 they traveled with a citizen diplomacy delegation to Iran, where…

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