| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Consumer safety laws from market fraud to radiation safety.
Discover the causes of crime and better ways to prevent it.
National Crime Commission: all-out effort to combat crime.
War on Crime: $100M for state & local master plans.
Stricter penalties trafficking LSD and other dangerous drugs.
Green legacy for tomorrow: more parks & open spaces.
Families & Children|
Develop educational public television.
State of the Union depends on state of the world.
Lines of policy: strength; non-proliferation; common defense.
Expand world trade: goods should move freely across borders.
Stimulate small contributions to parties and candidates.
Change House term to 4 years, to avoid constant campaigning.
Proper gun control law to end mail-order murder.
Licensing and registration act for firearms.
Child health program: prenatal care thru child's first year.
Outlaw all wiretapping--except for national security.
Oppose 35-hour workweek, but also oppose excessive overtime.
Extend minimum wage to 2 million unprotected workers.
Principles & Values|
Continue JFK's plans, not in sorrow, but because it's right.
We can fight in Vietnam while also building a Great Society.
Programs, partnerships, priorities, prosperity, and peace.
Raise social security payments by 15%-20%.
6% surcharge to restrain unbalanced economic expansion.
New Department of Transportation, including Highway Safety.
War & Peace|
North Vietnam wants conquest; we stay to stop aggression.
Enemy in Vietnam hopes our will to persevere can be broken.
Welfare & Poverty|
War on poverty will not be a short or easy struggle.
National Service Corps as a domestic Peace Corps.
Three paths of Great Society: growth, justice and liberation.
Urban Development Bank; build 500,000 homes for needy.