Senate candidate Bill Cassidy discloses that his teenage daughter is pregnant
WASHINGTON — The ;Bill Cassidy Senate campaign announced Thursday that the candidate’s unmarried 17-year-old ;daughter is pregnant as she prepares for her senior ;year ;at a Baton Rouge high school. ;Cassidy, a Republican congressman from Baton Rouge, said in a statement provided NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune…
Cassidy has made a name for himself as somewhat of a “abstinence-only” crusader. Last year, he co-sponsored the Abstinence-Only Reallocation Act, which would award grants and special funding to public and private schools which stuck to teaching only abstinence instead of a more comprehensive lesson plan on sexual behavior.