Fighting Mandates

TAMPA FL – On May 18, 2022, attorneys Arthur Schulcz of Chaplains Counsel, PLLC, Brandon Johnson of Defending the Republic, and Andrew Meyer of the Finn Law Group filed a lawsuit in the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division, initiating a class action on behalf of 31 Military Chaplains from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard challenging Secretary of Defense Austin’s COVID-19 vaccine Mandate and the Secretary’s directive not to grant any religious accommodations. On June 28, 2022, the Military Chaplains filed a motion for a preliminary injunction to prohibit the Military Defendants illegal conduct and to immediately enjoin discharging or disciplining Military Chaplains for failure to comply with these unlawful orders.