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  • Chaplains' discrimination suit expanding to 39 Protestants

    by Ken Walker, posted Saturday, June 08, 2002 (16 years ago)

    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." Read More

  • Injunction sought to halt Navy chaplain promotions

    by Ken Walker, posted Tuesday, January 22, 2002 (16 years ago)

    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. Read More

  • Chaplains' discrimination concern joined by Associated Gospel Churches

    by Ken Walker, posted Monday, January 14, 2002 (16 years ago)

    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. Read More

  • Chaplains charge Navy in violation of Constitution

    by Kelly Davis, posted Monday, August 06, 2001 (17 years ago)

    JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (BP)--During an August 2 litigation legal brief, Art Schulcz, lead attorney in the class-action lawsuit filed against the U.S. Navy, claimed that the Navy is in violation of First Amendment rights by discriminating against non-liturgical chaplains because of their beliefs and practices. Read More

  • He never dreamed of someday fighting the Navy in court

    by Ken Walker, posted Friday, April 20, 2001 (17 years ago)

          CLOVIS, N.M. (BP)--Eastern New Mexico University religion professor Greg DeMarco received Christ as his Savior in the parking lot of a biker bar in Omaha, Neb., 31 years ago.

          But he didn't sense God's call to ministry until a decade later. By then, the former rock-and-roll musician had become a deep-sea diver in the U.S. Navy. Read More