No Religious Test Clause Law and Legal Definition
No religious test clause states that no religious test is required as a qualification to any office or public trust under the U.S.. No religious test clause is enshrined in Article VI, section 3 of the U.S. constitution. No religious test clause simply means that any federal emplyee, whether elected or appointed is not under a strict compliance to follow or accept any religion. The intention of framers of the U.S. constitution is to separate the affairs of the state and church. Religious test has been deemed as unconstitutional by the first amendment of the U.S. constitution.