Navy Chaplains Appeal Religious Bias Ruling To DC Circ.

Law360, New York (January 31, 2012, 9:23 PM EST) -- A group of military chaplains who claim that the Navy Chaplain Corps is biased against certain Christian denominations based on their worship practices on Tuesday appealed a federal judge's ruling denying their request to block the Navy's system for promoting chaplains.

U.S. District Judge Ricardo M. Urbina ruled Monday that the plaintiffs lack standing to move for an injunction and failed to show that they are likely to succeed on the merits.

The suit alleges that the Navy Chaplain Corps' selection process, in which chaplains cast...
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