Every summer, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., helps his colleagues celebrate “Seersucker Day” in the U.S. Senate. Next year, he should think about adding a new accessory to his summer sartorial splendor: a “Kick Me” sign.
That tag accurately describes how Cassidy allowed the professional left to play him like a fiddle in creating a proposed new federal mandate for abortion leave. Cassidy says he objects to the new regulation, but he doth protest too much — because the mandate was in many ways his own doing.
Pregnant Worker Bill
The issue revolves around the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA), added as a Cassidy-sponsored amendment to last December’s omnibus spending bill. Supporters of this amendment said it would give pregnant women a right to reasonable accommodations