Press "Enter" to skip to content

Air Force Can’t Punish Members Seeking COVID Vaccine Religious Exemption, Appeals Court Rules

By Suzanne Burdick, Ph.D.

 

A federal appeals court on Tuesday unanimously upheld an injunction prohibiting the U.S. Air Force from punishing or terminating service members with religious objections to the COVID-19 vaccine. The ruling comes amid growing opposition to the military’s vaccine mandate by legislators.

A federal appeals court on Tuesday unanimously upheld an injunction prohibiting the U.S. Air Force from punishing or terminating service members with religious objections to the COVID-19 vaccine.

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the Air Force had “wrongly relied on its ‘broadly formulated’ reasons” for denying the requests of over 10,000 unvaccinated Air Force members who submitted a religious exemption to the U.S. military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate.

Civil rights attorney Aaron Siri, legal counsel for the Informed Consent Action Network and one of the lawyers involved in the case, on Nov. 29 tweeted:

 

READ MORE…

Daily News PDF Archives – Jellyfish.News

 

Be First to Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Breaking News: