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establishment clause Explained

establishment clause at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Clause in the 1st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution forbidding Congress from establishing a state religion. It prevents the passage of any law that gives preference to or forces belief in any one religion. It is paired with a clause that prohibits limiting the free expression of religion.

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==English==
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Proper noun

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  • Inter: often » capitalized A clause in the First Amendment to the Category: w - :United States Constitution|United States Constitution, stating "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion".
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    | year = 1989
    | month = May
    | title = “A Picture Held Us Captive”: Conceptual Confusion and the Lemon Test
    | first = William B.
    | last = Petersen
    | journal = {{w|University of Pennsylvania Law Review
    | issn = 0041-9907
    | volume = 137
    | issue = 5
    | jstor = 3312241
    | page = 1829
    | passage = The Lemon test appears to compartmentalize the factors that are dispositive in establishment clause cases and hints at precision in both analysis and outcome.
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    | year = 2002
    | month = May
    | title = From Liberty to Equality: The Transformation of the Establishment Clause
    | first = Noah
    | last = Feldman
    | journal = {{w|California Law Review
    | issn = 0008-1221
    | volume = 90
    | issue = 3
    | jstor = 3481234
    | page = 676
    | passage = This Article shows, for the first time, how the Supreme Court transformed the Establishment Clause by gradually developing a new justification for the separation of church and state: guaranteeing the political equality of religious minorities.
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    | date = 2009-10-07
    | title = Religion Largely Absent in Argument About Cross
    | first = Adam
    | last = Liptak
    | newspaper = {{w|The New York Times
    | issn = 0362-4331
    | url = http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/08/us/08scotus.html
    | passage = Ten years ago, Frank Buono, a retired employee of the National Park Service, objected to the cross, saying it violated the establishment clause.
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    | date = 2011-10-17
    | title = Is Religion Above the Law?
    | first = Stanley
    | last = Fish
    | authorlink = Staney Fish
    | newspaper = {{w|The New York Times
    | passage = The free-exercise clause tells us that that religion is especially favored and the establishment clause tells us that it is especially feared (the state should avoid entanglement with that stuff).
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    Holonyms

    * First Amendment
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