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3 named for post left by Kentucky judge against gay adoption

A judicial nominating commission has chosen three attorneys for a vacancy left by a Kentucky judge who retired amid controversy over his objection to hearing adoption cases involving gay and lesbian adults.

Ex-Kentucky judge reprimanded for stance on gay adoptions

The Kentucky Judicial Conduct Commission publicly reprimanded former Judge W. Mitchell Nance over his refusal to handle adoption cases involving same-sex couples.

Five interested in replacing judge who objects to gay adoptions

A handful of attorneys are looking to replace W. Mitchell Nance, who resigned over possible disciplinary action stemming from his objections to handling same-sex adoption cases.

Hearing set for judge who refused to handle gay adoptions

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.

Kentucky judge is under pressure; won’t hear gay adoptions

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

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