Nuclear Disarmament

Back from the Brink

Back from the Brink

Global tensions are on the rise and U.S. relations with Russia and several other countries are tense and growing worse. What’s more, the United States plans to build smaller nuclear weapons for “nuclear war fighting” as part of a plan to rebuild the entire U.S. nuclear arsenal at the staggering cost of $1.7 trillion over […]

Remembering Hiroshima and Honoring the Role of Civil Society in the Cause of Nuclear Weapons Abolition

Remembering Hiroshima and Honoring the Role of Civil Society in the Cause of Nuclear Weapons Abolition

Sunday,  August 5 3:00 to 5:00 pm Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura, 5654 Ralston Street, Ventura As we reflect again on the anniversary of the first use of nuclear weapons,  we also mark the first anniversary of  the United Nations’ Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty, passed on July 7, 2017.  122 nations – comprising almost two-thirds […]

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty at 50 – Awaiting Good Faith

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty at 50 – Awaiting Good Faith

by Robert Dodge 50 years ago on July 1, 1968 the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) was signed. This landmark nuclear arms control treaty brought the world’s nuclear powers together with the ultimate goal of eliminating nuclear weapons by engaging in good faith efforts toward that end. Unfortunately, there was no legal mandate to enforce this […]

Ojai celebrates its Nuclear Free Zone Resolution in 4th of July Parade

Ojai celebrates its Nuclear Free Zone Resolution in 4th of July Parade

                        On April 10, 2018, the city of Ojai, California adopted a resolution declaring the city the first nuclear-free zone in decades. Against the backdrop of events over the past year, and recognizing the catastrophic human consequences of any use of nuclear weapons plus […]

Nuclear Weapons Ban Monitor

In support of ICAN, Norwegian People’s Aid is now establishing the Nuclear Weapons Ban Monitor, which will be a de facto monitoring regime for the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). The Nuclear Weapons Ban Monitor will measure progress related to signature, ratification, entry into force and universalization of the TPNW. It […]

Tax Day Rally

Tax Day Rally

Each April, Dr. Bob Dodge, President of PSR-LA’s Board and co-founder of Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions, calculates the cost of nuclear weapons programs to our communities. The current estimate of this year’s Ventura County tax bill for nuclear weapons is $189 million. On Tuesday,  April 17 Please join us and gather on the corner of […]

To Eliminate Nuclear Weapons:  Don't Bank on the Bomb

To Eliminate Nuclear Weapons: Don’t Bank on the Bomb

Just as in the recent outcry regarding the financing of the NRA, so to it must be for the companies that fund, develop and manufacture nuclear weapons Ultimately, nuclear weapons will be abolished. They will either be abolished through the means outlined in the “Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons” and by divesting from […]

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Congratulations to ICAN! http://www.icanw.org/ Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions is proud to be a partner organization. Photo from the recent United Nations convention for a treaty banning nuclear weapons.  Dr. Dodge on the left side in this image holding the sign in the back and Kristin is over to the right in the back row. Statement […]

November Meeting:  All Things Nuclear

November Meeting: All Things Nuclear

Sunday, November  5,  2017, 3-:00 – 5:00  p.m. E.P. Foster Library, Topping Room Dr. Dodge will present updates on all things nuclear. He will cover the topics of nuclear arsenals and war to the United Nations Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons adopted on July 7, 2017 and the awarding of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize […]

August Meeting:  The End of the Nuclear Weapons Age

August Meeting: The End of the Nuclear Weapons Age

Sunday, August 6, 2017,  3-:00 – 5:00  p.m. E.P. Foster Library, Topping Room On the 72nd anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima as we again reflect ed on this history, and discussed the July 7, 2017 United Nations’ Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty which has now made all nuclear weapons illegal.   On July 7 at […]