The Texas congressman said Tuesday on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" he wouldn't ban the morning after pill and believed women should have the right to choose -- a position that puts him at adds on a contentious issue with his GOP rivals, ABC News reported Wednesday.
"Yeah, I think so she should [have the right to choose], but does the infant have the right to choose?" said Paul.
"The baby at eight months and weighs 8 pounds -- should you, the mother have the right to abort?" he asked. "I have not been able to accept that."
Paul delivered about 4,000 babies during his four-decade career as an OB-GYN, ABC News said.
"I was also putting myself out of business, all this birth control," said Paul adding, "They had less babies."