Americans United for Separation of Church and State, asserting that AU did not have the legal right to sue since no congressional appropriation was involved.
What does SOCAS stand for?
SOCAS stands for Separation of Church and State
This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
- Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.
- Slang/chat, popular culture
- Society Of Consumer Affairs Professionals in Business
- Society of Consumer Affairs Professionals International
- System for Operations Crisis Action Planning
- School of Cinema and Performing Arts (New York, NY)
- Société Camerounaise de Palmeraies (French: Cameroonian Palmeraies Company; agribusiness)
- Society of Chinese American Professors and Scientists
- Separation of Concerns, Aspects and Roles (Ghana)
- Shuttle Operational Capability Assessment Report
- Spectroscopy of Complexes and Radicals (physics)
- State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic
- Service-Oriented Computing: Agents, Semantics and Engineering
- Student Occupational Competency Achievement Test (National Occupational Competency Testing Institute)
- Southern California Transit Advocates
- Société Auxiliaire du Tricastin (French: Tricastin Management Company; France)
- Scenario Oriented Corps Area Training System
- Sophisticats (UK)
- Southern Oregon Concert Band
- Special Operations Communications Battalion
- State Owned Central Bank
- State-Owned Commercial Bank
Samples in periodicals archive:
At that point, Americans United for Separation of Church and State realized that things were getting out of hand and stepped in with a lawsuit.
It's worth re-reading what the Danbury Baptists had to say because it reminds us that for the 18th-century evangelicals, the separation of church and state was not only required by the practicalities of their minority status, but was also demanded by God.
Myth number two, also espoused by the Religious Right, claims that the Founding Fathers never intended the separation of church and state because these words are absent from the Constitution.
Vanderslice told The New York Times that she urged candidates not to talk about separation of church and state when discussing religious issues because the term raises red flags with people of faith.
QUESTIONS ABOUT THE PROPER place of religion in a democracy and the separation of church and state remain in the news.
and ``The separation of church and state mandated by the first 16 words of the First Amendment guarantees religious freedom and freedom of conscience to all Americans.
Everson did not create the concept of separation of church and state in American constitutional law; the First Amendment did," said Erwin Chemerinsky, Alston & Bird Professor of Law and Political Science at Duke University School of Law.