W. Mitchell Nance

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  A Kentucky ethics panel is proceeding with charges against a family court judge who refused to handle adoption cases involving gay and lesbian adults. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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.