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separatist

, separationist
a. a person who advocates or practises secession from an organization or group
b. (as modifier): a separatist movement
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I could not ignore the issue," he continued, "since I was reared a Baptist and had taken strong separationist stands in churches I served as pastor or interim pastor.
In the Hein case, separationist taxpayers challenged a federal faith-based initiatives program.
We need to help conservatives realize that the separationist position is not liberal, but actually very conservative.
In contrast to the separationist interpretation, the accommodationist view generally holds that the framers intended for the Establishment Clause to prevent governmental establishment of a single sect or denomination of religion over others.
The state courts had based their rulings on separationist language in their state constitutions, but the Supreme Court asked the states to reexamine those decisions in light of Trinity Lutheran.
One of the strangest things about this Court is that, without a Protestant, no justice on the Court in the prayer case had a strict separationist perspective.
The headaches of the European Union are further exacerbated by the slow and sluggish economic recovery that is compounded and complicated by the "war of sanctions" between the United States and EU, on one hand, and Russia's Putin, on the other, with gas and oil supplies, and pipeline restrictions at the center of the conflict which Russia is using to retaliate against the West as Russia is the main gas supplier to Western Europe, and aggravated by the separationist movement and conflict in eastern Ukraine.
Yet, the fact that the regime remained safely in power in the wake of the Arab Spring, Tibetan separationist movements, and numerous local protests indicates the leadership's mastery of control over media.
Most important, what are the policy and legal consequences of the ascendancy of separationist rhetoric and of the transformation of "separation of church and state" from a much-debated political idea to a doctrine of constitutional law embraced by the nation's highest court?
Smaller separationist parties, such as Quebec Solidaire and Option Nationale, have seen a rise in popularity, the same poll showed.
24) Approximately twenty years later, the Supreme Court retreated from the strict separationist approach in Everson, and emphasized a more neutral approach with "room for play" depending on fact-specific inquiries.
Separationist movements were gathering momentum in India, he added.