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Synonyms for separationist

a person who dissents from the doctrine of an established church

Synonyms for separationist

an advocate of secession or separation from a larger group (such as an established church or a national union)

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Jewish justices are more likely to be separationists in terms of church and state.
Contrary to common belief, the propaganda apparatus does not seem to devote a lot of effort to regulating news on political reforms, human rights, or separationist movements.
In the last half of the 20th century, the metaphor emerged as the defining motif for church-state jurisprudence, thereby elevating a strict separationist construction of the First Amendment to accepted dogma among jurists and commentators.
The separationist side includes not only Jewish organizations but also mainline Protestants and parts of the Baptist wing of evangelical Christianity.
A bi-national reality founded on the walls and fences of a separationist ideology won't, of course, be stable.
45) We can charitably suppose that in ruling to invalidate various forms of aid to religion, separationist Justices are not being consciously hostile to religion.
The separationist interpretation of the establishment clause was adopted and spelled out in detail by the Supreme Court in its opinion in the 1947 case Everson v.
In fact, standing still is what the antivoucher separationist philosophy has delivered for nearly half a century.
It is precisely because of our commitment to religious pluralism that we have pursued a separationist policy.
Strict church-state separationist taxpayers in Arizona are challenging the program under the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment.
Yemen, Northern Sudan, Chad, Nigeria, Mali and several other African nations are also challenged by separationist movements.
However, these visits were to meet with groups of "young" (as in newly formed) separationist groups that are engaged with Americans United.
Jefferson's separationist vision fostered the flourishing of American religious diversity, and American Jews are only one of many groups benefiting from that vision.
33) The concept of "wall" became the controlling metaphor for subsequent rulings on the Establishment Clause, and Black became known as a strict separationist or absolutist when it came to prohibiting government involvement in religion.
2) While the establishment clause itself does not make its Supreme Court debut for another fifty years or so, the legacy of Reynolds is the extent to which it has cast a strict separationist hue on the First Amendment in a manner that has colored church-state constitutional analysis ever since, much to the consternation of those who would prefer an interpretation allowing the government to provide at least nondenominational support for religion.