Peace and Justice


Statement on Police Violence and Systemic Racism

The murder of George Floyd and other acts of violence against people of color are exposing the damage caused by institutional racism. Texas Physicians for Social Responsibility (Texas PSR) stands with health professionals who have long argued that police violence and systemic racism are a public health issue. View National PSR's full statement here: https://www.psr.org/…/statement-on-the-killing-of-george-f…/ #blacklivesmatter

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Physicians for Social Responsibility Official Statement

Physicians for Social Responsibility: "The U.S. Assassination of Major General Qassem Suleimani Underscores the Urgent Need to Reenter the Iran Deal" https://www.psr.org/blog/2020/01/03/physicians-for-social-responsibility-the-u-s-assassination-of-major-general-qassem-suleimani-underscores-the-urgent-need-to-reenter-the-iran-deal/

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Standing up for Human Rights

Children's rights are human rights and human rights are children's rights. We have an innate understanding of what is right and what is wrong. Regardless of politics or immigration policy,  there is something fundamentally wrong with tearing young children away from their mothers and their families. No end should justify this particular means. The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACE Study) is a research study conducted by the American health maintenance organization Kaiser Permanente and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study has demonstrated an ...

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How Much Are YOU Paying for Nuclear Weapons?

How much do you pay for nuclear weapons?
Each April, Dr. Bob Dodge, PSR-Los Angeles Board Member and co-founder of Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions, calculates the cost of nuclear weapons programs to our communities. In 2016, Texas spent $4,635,266,678.66 on nuclear weapons programs. Imagine the other ways we could be using those ...

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