Rep. Rohrabacher is also one of the most outspoken advocates of acupuncture in Congress. On June 24, 2003, in a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rohrabacher referred to several forms of healing, including acupuncture. "The American people need to have these available to them, these and other vehicles, for a good, healthy life." Rep. Rohrabacher's reference to acupuncture was also published in The Congressional Record.
For more information on the status of the Federal Acupuncture Coverage Act, visit http://thomas.loc.gov, and enter "HR 818" in the "Search Bill Text" box.