Bloomberg Law
March 2, 2022, 5:05 PM

Injunction Against Navy Vax Rule Remains as SEALs Suit Plays Out

Patrick Dorrian
Patrick Dorrian

The Biden administration failed to convince a federal appeals court to pause an injunction barring it from enforcing Covid-19 vaccination requirements against 35 Navy special operations forces who are challenging the rules on religious grounds.

A federal court in Texas enjoined enforcement of President Joe Biden’s vaccine directive for the military as applied to the 35 naval service members in early January, and the judge later denied the government’s request to stay enforcement of the injunction to avoid disrupting naval operations and missions. The evidence supported that denial, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit said.

The plaintiffs ...

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