establishment clause

noun

often capitalized E&C
: a clause in the U.S. Constitution forbidding Congress from establishing a state religion compare free exercise clause

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“Establishment clause.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/establishment%20clause. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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