Virginia Joins Amicus Brief to Halt COVID Vaccine Mandate in Military

Virginia Joins Amicus Brief to Halt COVID Vaccine Mandate in Military

On Aug. 31, 2022, Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares added his name to an Amicus brief in a lawsuit urging the federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to halt the U.S. government’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for military personnel.1 The lawsuit was filed by 35 Navy personnel requesting religious exemption to the COVID-19 vaccine mandate. A […]

Temporary Stay of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Continues for Federal Workers

Temporary Stay of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Continues for Federal Workers

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans, Louisiana, in a change of heart from its Apr. 7, 2022 decision, agreed to hear arguments against the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for federal workers. The court will hear the matter en banc which means that there will be a full panel of judges convened. This […]

Federal COVID Vaccine Mandates Blocked by Several U.S. Courts

Federal COVID Vaccine Mandates Blocked by Several U.S. Courts

During the past two weeks, more courts across the United States have blocked enforcement of the current Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandates. On Nov. 30, 2021, in a 34-page ruling, a U.S. District Court judge in Monroe, Louisiana issued a temporary injunction pending resolution of the legal challenge by 14 state attorney generals to the […]

Federal Employees Fight COVID Vaccine Mandates in Court

Federal Employees Fight COVID Vaccine Mandates in Court

With a looming deadline of Nov. 22, 2021, thousands of federal employees and contractors continue to push back against the Biden administration’s sweeping COVID vaccine mandates. According to The Washington Post, tens of thousands of federal employees remain unvaccinated pending word on whether religious or medical exemptions will be approved. Federal employees who fail to […]