WASHINGTON, D.C. (BP)--The attorney for most of the evangelical chaplains alleging discrimination by the U.S. Navy has asked a federal court to cancel a Reserve chaplain's appointment to active duty at Jacksonville, Fla.'s Naval Air Station.
WASHINGTON (BP)--A federal judge presiding over two lawsuits that charge the U.S. Navy with discrimination against evangelical chaplains has granted a motion that could enlarge a class-action suit to more than 700 people.
WASHINGTON (BP)--A class-action lawsuit charging the U.S. Navy with discriminating against evangelical chaplains has expanded to 42 plaintiffs. Two Southern Baptists are part of the newest group to file claims.
SAN DIEGO (BP)--One of the first lawsuits alleging discrimination against evangelical chaplains by the U.S. Navy has been dismissed by a federal court judge, although his attorney intends to appeal the decision.
WASHINGTON (BP)--A motion to add 12 evangelical chaplains to a class-action lawsuit charging the U.S. Navy with discrimination has been filed in U.S. District Court. The new plaintiffs include a chaplain whose superior told him, "You're the wrong sex, the wrong color and the wrong religion."
WASHINGTON (BP)--Navy promotion board hearings for the 2003 fiscal year were poised to begin today, Feb. 4, after an attempt by 25 current and former chaplains to postpone them failed.
WASHINGTON (BP)--Twenty-five chaplains alleging discrimination against evangelicals by the U.S. Navy are seeking to delay the latest cycle of promotion board hearings. Those hearings are scheduled to begin Feb. 4.
WASHINGTON (BP)--A federal court judge has ruled that a two-year-old class-action lawsuit alleging discrimination by the U.S. Navy against evangelical chaplains can proceed. The case includes five current or former Southern Baptist chaplains.
WASHINGTON (BP)--In a lengthy ruling handed down Jan. 10, the federal court judge hearing two religious-discrimination lawsuits against the United States Navy said the evangelical plaintiffs cited well-grounded, factual allegations of unfair treatment.
TAYLORS, S.C. (BP)--An association of independent churches with approximately 1.4 million members has followed in the footsteps of the Southern Baptist Convention with a resolution calling on the Navy to eliminate discrimination against evangelical chaplains.