Separation of Religion & State is a US law that prevents US from adopting any official religion. A major controversy has been raised over displaying the Ten Commandments.
'State' usually describes a political province, in this context the nation of United States of America
There are two major sides in this debate:
- State should follow religion - State should adopt it's laws from the scriptures of religion.
- Religion should follow state - Religion should try to adjust to the laws and limitations put on it by the state.
The issues debated in this topic are abortion, Homosexuality, School syllabus(eg. Creationism vs Evolution), Marriage (Polygamy/Polyandry), etc.