December 16, 2015

December 16, 2015

Leah Brown
512.477.1244 (o)

Austin, TX — Texas Alliance for Life PAC strongly endorses former State Representative Hugh Shine in the Republican primary for State House District 55.

Shine is seeking to return to the seat he held 30 years ago, when he co-sponsored a bill to ban late abortions, the first abortion ban passed in Texas since the 19th Century. He also opposed a bill that created mandatory contraceptive-based sexuality education programs in public schools.

“We are proud to endorse Hugh Shine for Texas State Representative, and we urge voters to get out and support him,” said Dr. Joe Pojman, executive director of Texas Alliance for Life PAC. “He has the right experience, temperament, and core values to effectively protect and strengthen the rights of the unborn in Texas as he did when he previously served in the Legislature.”

“I am happy to accept this endorsement from Texas Alliance for Life,” said Shine. “They have recognized my veteran status as a Pro-Life advocate in Texas legislature. I will continue to uphold my perfect pro-life rating by standing up for the unborn or anyone trying to cut short someone’s life. These battles never go away. I am up to the challenge with support from groups like the Texas Alliance for Life.”

Additionally, Hugh Shine is highly qualified to represent State House District 55 in the Capitol in Austin. He served for 30 years as an officer in the military, was elected to the Temple City Commission where he served as Mayor-Pro Tem, and gained more than 30 years of successful business experience.

State House District 55 includes Temple, Belton, Troy, Little River-Academy, Rogers, Holland, Bartlett, portions of Killeen-Fort Hood and East Bell County. Any registered voter may participate in the election. For voting location information, visit