Rep. Dana Rohrabacher said Friday that he supports eliminating as soon as possible a new regulation that forces individuals to buy – and institutions to provide – health insurance plans that cover sterilizations and all FDA-approved contraceptives, including those that induce abortions.

“On August 1st a part of the healthcare bill takes effect in requiring health care plans to cover sterilizations and including contraceptives that induce abortions. Should the Republican House insist on language in Fiscal Year 2013 funding bills that prohibit funding of this legislation?” asked Rohrabacher.

“We should do everything we can to as quickly as possible remove any of the mandates and structure that were set up by under the title of Obamacare. The fact is that by its very nature and by the fact that it’s controlling decisions that weren’t controlled before by the federal government, we are bound to make decisions that people don’t want but also decisions that large numbers of people think are immoral,” Rohrabacher replied.

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