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separation of church and state amendment

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  • separation of church and state — separation of church and state: the separation of religion and government mandated under the establishment clause and the free exercise clause of the U.S. Constitution that forbids governmental establishment or preference of a religion and that… …   Law dictionary

  • Separation of church and state in the United States — The phrase separation of church and state (sometimes wall of separation between church and state ), attributed to Thomas Jefferson and others, and since quoted by the Supreme Court of the United States, expresses an understanding of the intent… …   Wikipedia

  • Separation of church and state — Part of a series on Freedom Concepts …   Wikipedia

  • separation of church and state —    The Bill of Rights became part of the United states Constitution on December 15, 1791, including its famous First Amendment statement, Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • separation of church and state — principle in which government matters and religious matters cannot influence one another and may not legally be combined (expressed in the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • separation of church and state — (in the US) the principle that the government must not interfere in matters of religion. This is written into the First Amendment of the American Constitution. Since the 1960s, it has been used in court cases to stop prayers in public schools,… …   Universalium

  • Americans United for Separation of Church and State — (Americans United or AU for short) is an advocacy group for religious freedom in the United States. It promotes the separation of church and state, a legal doctrine interpreted by AU as being enshrined in the Establishment Clause of the First… …   Wikipedia

  • (the) separation of church and state — the separation of church and state [the separation of church and state] (in the US) the principle that the government must not interfere in matters of religion. This is written into the ↑First Amendment of the American Constitution. Since the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • church and state — Relationship between religious and secular authority in society. In most ancient civilizations the separation of religious and political orders was not clearly defined. With the advent of Christianity, the idea of two separate orders emerged,… …   Universalium

  • Separation de l'Eglise et de l'Etat — Séparation de l Église et de l État Demande de traduction Separation of church and state → …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Séparation de l’Église et de l’État — Séparation de l Église et de l État Demande de traduction Separation of church and state → …   Wikipédia en Français

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