Ron Paul says he prescribed birth control when a practicing OB-GYN

Published: Wednesday, March 21 2012 12:00 a.m. MDT

Ron Paul, during an appearance on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” Tuesday night admitted that he prescribed birth control pills during his time as a practicing OB-GYN in Texas.

“I was also putting myself out of business, all this birth control,” said Paul adding, “They had less babies.”

The Texas congressman, who is credited with delivering 4,000 babies during his four decade career, also said he wouldn’t ban the morning after bill, equating it to “surgical instruments” which although might be used for certain things, shouldn’t be banned.

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