A Republican congressional candidate in Kentucky has used a picture of his own baby daughter on a abortion-related campaign mailer.
Andy Barr, a Kentucky attorney who narrowly lost to Rep. Ben Chandler (D-Ky.) in the 2010 contest, uses the photo of his child throughout the 4-page piece of campaign literature, accusing Chandler -- who has a mixed record on abortion issues -- of being a "pro-abortion extremist."
In the mailer, Barr seems to suggest that Chandler would somehow endanger his daughter's life.
"Who'll be on her side?" the mailer says next to a picture of the adorable baby.
The piece also notes some of Chandler votes that anti-abortion rights groups opposed, and says Chandler "has a 0% rating with National Right to Life," though the group has rated Chandler more favorably in the past.
Chandler beat Barr by a litte more than 600 votes in the last race. As of the most recent reported polls, Chandler had a lead in the current race.
Barr's campaign could not immediately be reached for comment.