“The Pentagon’s watchdog says the Department of Defense is in ‘potential noncompliance’ with standards for reviewing and denying religious exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccine mandate, according to a report obtained by Fox News Digital.”

“We found a trend of generalized assessments rather than the individualized assessment that is required by Federal law and DoD and Military Service policies,” he continued in the report to the secretary of defense.”

“The memo notes the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRA) as the federal law that prohibits the government from ‘substantially burden[ing] a person’s exercise of religion even if the burden results from a rule of general applicability.”