MORGANTOWN -– West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals candidate Allen Loughry has received the endorsement of The West Virginians for Life Political Action Committee in the 2012 Republican Primary Election.
WVL PAC is the internal political action committee for West Virginians for Life, the state pro-life organization, and is affiliated with the National Right to Life Committee. WVFL maintains that through both education and legislation, it is working to build a society where all human life is respected, from conception until natural death.
"A vote for Allen Loughry to become the next Justice on the West Virginia Supreme Court will reflect the values that have made our state family-friendly and a safe place to live and work. For the sake of our children, we must make it happen!" said Wanda Franz, Ph.D., PAC President of West Virginians for Life.
"I am grateful to have the support of West Virginians for Life," said Loughry. "I have traveled to all fifty-five counties of this State on numerous occasions and West Virginians are committed to protecting the life of all our citizens, including those yet to be born."
Loughry is an lawyer with four law degrees from American University, University of London and Capital University. He also studied law at Oxford University. He has practiced law at the West Virginia Supreme Court for the past nine years. Prior to working at the Supreme Court, Loughry practiced law as a Senior Assistant Attorney General arguing cases at all levels of the state and federal system including arguing more than 20 cases before the state's high court.
Loughry is the author of "Don't Buy Another Vote, I Won't Pay for a Landslide," a book detailing political corruption in West Virginia. The book not only details how West Virginians have suffered from political corruption, but provides a 50-point plan to reform the state's political system.
During his career, Loughry has served as a Special Prosecuting Attorney, Assistant County Prosecutor, Direct Aide to Gov. Gaston Caperton, Senior Assistant Attorney General and Special Assistant to a Congressman. He also has worked with more than 20 Supreme Court justices at both the Ohio and West Virginia supreme courts.
Loughry is a lifelong West Virginia resident and native of Tucker County. He and his wife, Kelly, reside in Charleston with their son, Justus.
For additional information on Allen Loughry's campaign for State Supreme Court, go to www.AllenLoughry.com and Loughry's Facebook Page "Allen Loughry for WV Supreme Court."