W. Mitchell Nance Ethics Panel Proceeds with Charges Against Judge Who Refused Gay Adoption Cases By Rhonda Miller • Oct 31, 2017 Glasgow Daily Times A Kentucky ethics panel is proceeding with charges against a family court judge who refused to handle adoption cases involving gay and lesbian adults. Hearing Set for Judge Who Refused to Handle Gay Adoption Cases By The Associated Press • Oct 31, 2017 niroworld, 123rf Stock Photo A panel says ethics charges will proceed against a Kentucky judge who declared his conscientious objection to handling adoption cases involving gay and lesbian adults, despite his resignation last week. Family Court Judge Who Refused to Hear Adoption Cases by Gay Parents Resigns By Rhonda Miller • Oct 26, 2017 niroworld, 123rf Stock Photo A Kentucky ethics panel has filed charges against a family court judge who refused to handle adoptions by gay parents. The judge, W. Mitchell Nance, submitted his resignation on Wednesday. Ky Family Court Judge Has to Decide on Case-by-Case Basis to Remove Himself in LGBT Adoptions By Rhonda Miller • May 23, 2017 Juan Pablo Gonzalez, 123rf Stock Photo 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. Judge Opposed to Gay Adoptions Has Rule Change Blocked By The Associated Press • May 19, 2017 123RF Stock Photo 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. Civil Rights Groups Seek Removal of Ky Judge Who Won't Hear Gay Adoptions By The Associated Press & Lisa Autry (KPR) • May 16, 2017 ACLU of Kentucky logo, Facebook Civil rights groups are seeking the removal of a Kentucky judge who won't hear adoption cases involving gay adults.