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  • Court decides to censure, not remove anti-gay marriage judge [Ruth Neely; Wyoming]

    03/07/2017 8:14:00 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 7, 2017 7:25 PM EST | Bob Moen
    A small-town judge who says her religious beliefs prevent her from presiding over same-sex marriages was publicly censured by the Wyoming Supreme Court on Tuesday. But while the court said her conduct undermines the integrity of the judicial system, it does not warrant removal from the bench. In a 3-2 decision, Justice Kate Fox wrote that Judge Ruth Neely violated judicial conduct code but removing Neely would “unnecessarily circumscribe protected expression.” “Judge Neely shall either perform no marriage ceremonies or she shall perform marriage ceremonies regardless of the couple’s sexual orientation,” Fox wrote. […] Neely, who’s not a lawyer, is...
  • Accused ‘Blow Torch Rapist’ Held Without Bond In Attack On Detroit Woman

    01/27/2014 4:29:24 PM PST · by atomic conspiracy · 31 replies
    WWJ, CBS Detroit ^ | 1-27-2014 | Staff
    DETROIT (WWJ) - A 23-year-old man has been arraigned on torture and attempted rape charges following an attack on a Detroit woman who he allegedly burned with a blow torch. Roderick Neely was arraigned Saturday and ordered held without bond pending his next court date. Neely also is charged with unlawful imprisonment, assault with intent to maim, assault with intent to do great bodily harm, felon in possession and felony firearm. The charges stem from a incident that happened around 2 a.m. Wednesday in a blighted neighborhood near Plymouth and Meyers on the city’s west side. The 43-year-old victim told...
  • North Carolina teacher who berated student over Obama criticism to keep job

    06/20/2012 6:29:43 AM PDT · by DFG · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | 06/20/12 | Staff
    The North Carolina high school teacher whose rant against a student who questioned President Obama went viral will keep her job. The Salisbury Post reports that Tanya Dixon-Neely was suspended without pay, but that she will return to school next year. As a condition of her return, she reportedly will be required to start what was described as a "monitored growth plan." Superintendent Judy Grissom said in a statement that the teacher fell short of the school system's standards, but expressed a desire to move on from the incident. "While I remain deeply concerned about the performance documented in the...
  • GSA official’s wife accompanied him on trips at taxpayer expense

    04/18/2012 7:33:51 AM PDT · by magellan · 32 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 17, 2010 | Lisa Rein
    The senior government executive who organized the lavish Las Vegas conference at the center of a General Services Administration spending scandal took dozens of trips for the agency. The boss's wife accompanied him on some of them — and taxpayers picked up the tab. Deborah Neely wasn't always just sharing husband Jeffrey E. Neely's hotel rooms at resorts from Las Vegas to the Pacific islands. She handled party arrangements, directed event planners to spend government money and arranged lodging for relatives on the GSA trip to Las Vegas in 2010, an unusual role revealed in transcripts of interviews that the...
  • West Virginia Prosecutor Pam Neely’s Twisted Beliefs Can Put You in Jail

    11/09/2011 3:50:37 AM PST · by marktwain · 5 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 7 November, 2011 | WVCDL
    West Virginia --( As some of you are likely aware, Berkeley County Prosecutor Pamela Games-Neely sent a letter to the legislature ranting in true Sarah Brady fashion about the lack of a law preventing lawful carry of firearms on college and university campuses. Her rant requested a ban of carry on all such institutions. Thanks to Delegate Larry Kump (a true believer in your Second Amendment rights) for bringing this to our attention. Gun owners in the Panhandle had better be paying attention to this one. This truly matters to you. Law enforcement and prosecutors have, and constantly utilize a...
  • Neely elected to Hockey's Hall of Fame (also Valeri Kharmalov and Murray Costello)

    06/08/2005 3:36:33 PM PDT · by Dan from Michigan · 27 replies · 1,156+ views
    Neely elected to Hockey's Hall of Fame By Associated Press Wednesday, June 8, 2005 - Updated: 04:33 PM EST TORONTO - Former Boston Bruins star Cam Neely, the late Valeri Kharmalov and Murray Costello were named to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Wednesday. Neely and Kharmalov, a former Russian superstar who died in 1981, will enter in the players category. Costello, former president of the Canadian Hockey Association, goes in as a builder. Among eligible candidates - three years beyond retirement - with solid reputations who weren't picked for induction were Glenn Anderson, Steve Larmer, Dino Cicarelli, Kevin Lowe...