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Chaplains' discrimination suit expanding to 39 Protestants
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
Chaplain promotions process continues after federal judge refuses injunction
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. Read More
Injunction sought to halt Navy chaplain promotions
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
Valid constitutional issues raised in chaplains' lawsuit, judge rules
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. Read More
Judge acknowledges factual basis of Navy chaplains' discrimination claims
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. Read More
Chaplains' discrimination concern joined by Associated Gospel Churches
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
Suit by former Navy chaplain gains judge's go-ahead ruling
WASHINGTON (BP)--A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a former Naval chaplain who claims religious discrimination led to his discharge from the Chaplain Corps. Read More
Chaplains charge Navy in violation of Constitution
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
Rabbi's affidavit filed to support evangelicals' claims of Navy bias
WILMINGTON, Del. (BP)--An affidavit from a Jewish rabbi has been filed by legal counsel handling a lawsuit against the United States Navy for alleged discrimination against evangelicals. Read More
He never dreamed of someday fighting the Navy in court
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