The Myth of Universal Coverage

In his State of the Union address, President Clinton said he would veto any health care bill that does not create "universal health insurance coverage." If so, the President would have to veto his own bill. Neither the President's plan nor any other proposal that requires individuals to pay part of their own health insurance premiums will cause everyone to be insured.

Will Banning Assault Weapons Reduce Crime?

As part of its anticrime plan, the Clinton administration is endorsing a ban on the importation, manufacture, sale and possession of "assault weapons." Yet if passed, this legislation would do nothing to reduce the crime rate. Instead, it would give the American people the erroneous impression that the federal government was doing something serious about crime.