Fighting Mandates

Alvarado v Austin

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.


Class Action Complaint and Injunctive Relief

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