The Rise of Christian Fascism | Poll: 57% Of GOPers Support Making Christianity The National Religion

Posted: February 26, 2015 in Christian Fascism, Christian Nationalism, Fascism, Nazism
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Poll: 57% Of GOPers Support Making Christianity The National Religion
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The poll by the Democratic-leaning firm found that 57 percent of Republicans “support establishing Christianity as the national religion” while 30 percent are opposed. Another 13 percent said they were not sure.

It almost goes without saying that the Establishment Clause of the Constitution prohibits establishing of a national religion.

The poll was conducted among 316 Republicans from Feb. 20-22. The margin of error was plus or minus 5.5 percentage points.

About The Author

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Daniel Strauss is a reporter for Talking Points Memo. He was previously a breaking news reporter for The Hill newspaper and has written for Politico, Roll Call, The American Prospect, and Gaper’s Block. He has also interned at Democracy: A Journal of Ideas and The New Yorker. Daniel grew up in Chicago and graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in History. At Michigan he helped edit Consider, a weekly opinion magazine. He can be reached at daniel@talkingpointsmemo.com.

Comments
  1. David Hovgaard says:

    That’s not surprising since most republicans have never read the constitution. Instead they listen to right wing propaganda that promotes the lie that this is a christian country. The real sad part though is how democrats are standing idly by while this country is slowly being destroyed by corporate theocrats in the name of saving it.

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