U.S. Navy SEALs 1-26 v. Biden

  1. February 06, 2023

    Navy's Vax Mandate Exemption Process In 5th Circ. Spotlight

    The Fifth Circuit quizzed attorneys for the government about the U.S. Navy's vaccination requirements on Monday, with one judge wondering whether service members were right to call the branch's review process for exemptions a "sham" in which every request is automatically denied.

  2. March 29, 2022

    Navy Tells 5th Circ. Vax Mandate Freeze Is Overreach

    The U.S. Department of Defense has implored the Fifth Circuit to toss a Texas federal judge's order freezing the U.S. Navy's requirement that Special Warfare Command service members be vaccinated against COVID-19, contending the judge's ruling impairs the Navy's ability to defend the nation.

  3. March 08, 2022

    DOD Wants High Court To Ease COVID Vax Injunction

    The Pentagon has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to partially stay an injunction against enforcing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate against Navy Special Warfare Command members who allege that the mandate violates their religious beliefs, saying the bar impinges on military decision-making.

  4. March 01, 2022

    5th Circ. Won't Budge On Block Of Navy Vax Mandate

    The Fifth Circuit refused to narrow an injunction blocking the military from applying its COVID-19 vaccine mandate to U.S. Navy service members who say the requirement violates their religious beliefs, saying keeping the freeze in place won’t hurt the government.

  5. February 17, 2022

    DOD Wants 5th Circ. To Narrow Injunction In COVID Vax Case

    The U.S. Department of Defense has urged the Fifth Circuit to narrow an injunction barring COVID-19 vaccines for U.S. Navy special operators who claim they violate their religious rights, saying it wrongly interferes with military issues.

  6. January 24, 2022

    Navy SEALs Seek To Make Vax Challenge A Class Action

    A group of U.S. Navy service members on Monday filed an amended complaint seeking to turn a Texas federal lawsuit challenging the U.S. Department of Defense's COVID-19 vaccine mandate into a class action, while the government requested a stay of the court's freeze on the requirement as it's appealed.