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Appeals Court: Navy Service Members Requesting Religious Exemption to COVID Vaccine Should Not Be Punished
In August 2021, the Pentagon announced that all service members would have to be vaccinated against COVID-19, and over 99% now are.
COMMENTARY: Legal scholars at the Heritage Institute’s Meese Center are reminding the Biden administration of its duty to recognize and protect conscience rights in the federal workplace.
The Holy See’s previous vaccine mandate’s requirements were scaled back after pushback.
The Supreme Court did allow a new federal rule to go forward that requires millions of U.S. health care workers to be fully vaccinated against the virus that causes COVID-19.
Responding to a query about his Dec. 23 ruling mandating vaccination for all Vatican employees and visitors who haven’t recently recovered from COVID-19, the Vatican secretary of state indicated religious exemptions are not ‘justified’ with respect to mRNA vaccines.
Maine remains one of only three states — along with New York and Rhode Island — whose COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health-care workers does not allow for religious exemptions.
Massachusetts Hospital Employees, Citing Religious Concerns to COVID Vaccines, Sue to Keep Their Jobs
Workers with Mass General Brigham risk firing for being unvaccinated.
Military branches have instituted various deadlines for the vaccination of all troops.
A template for religious exemptions includes a seven-part form for employees to fill out, asking a series of questions about employees’ religious-based objection to receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.