NY Judge Resigns After Allegedly Captioning an Image of a Noose with ‘MAGA’

Maria Perez
Sep 21, 2019 - 6:00

A New York judge resigned and was barred from judicial office after he posted a social media image of a noose with the caption “Make America Great Again” a few months ago. Kyle R. Canning, a part-time town judge in Altona, New York, submitted his resignation in June after the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct charged Canning with conveying “racial and/or political bias” on Facebook, according to a statement from the commission released on September 17. In February 2018, Canning, 29, shared a photo of a noose on Facebook with the statement, "IF WE WANT TO MAKE AMERICA GREAT...

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