W. Mitchell Nance

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A family court judge in Kentucky is being told he has to decide whether to recuse himself in gay adoption requests on a case-by-case basis.

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A Kentucky judge who declared his conscientious objection to handling adoption cases involving gay adults has been blocked from changing how he reviews adoption cases.

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Civil rights groups are seeking the removal of a Kentucky judge who won't hear adoption cases involving gay adults.