free exercise clause

free exercise clause
free ex·er·cise clause n often cap F&E&C: the clause in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibiting Congress from making any law prohibiting the free exercise of religion see also freedom of religion compare establishment clause

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

free exercise clause
n.
A clause in the First Amendment of the Constitution stating that Congress will pass no law prohibiting the free exercise of religion; see also establishment clause

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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