After Catholic football coach was fired for refusing COVID-19 vaccine, lawyer alleges anti-religious animus

Published Oct 20 2021 at 9:00 PM GMT
  • Former Washington State University head football coach Nick Rolovich / Washington State University Washington D C, Oct 20, 2021 / 15:00 pm (CNA).
  • The former Washington State University football coach, a Catholic, intends to sue the school after he was refused a religious exemption to the state"s COVID-19 vaccine mandate and was subsequently fired for not getting vaccinated.
  • Nick Rolovich, a Catholic, had previously announced in July that he would not be receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, but would follow state guidance.
  • As head football coach at a state university, Rolovich was subject to the state's COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
  • He requested a religious exemption from the vaccine requirement, but the university denied this request and he was subsequently fired on Oct.



  • Published Oct 20, 2021 9:00 PM GMT