Toggle Menu

Rap Sheet

Links on R&P from around the web

More Than Half of Republicans Support Christian Nationalism, According to a New Survey

posted on February 14, 2023

Ashley Lopez of NPR reports, “Long seen as a fringe viewpoint, Christian nationalism now has a foothold in American politics, particularly in the Republican Party — according to a new survey from the Public Religion Research Institute and the Brookings Institute.” The study found that more than half of Republicans agreed with the statement that the United States should be a strictly Christian nation. Robert P. Jones, the president and founder of PRRI, said, “There was some data out there but what we saw as a need was to have a real set of data that would quantify what that term means, how many Americans really adhere to it. And we also wanted to have a more nuanced view — not just people who are hard adherents but maybe people who are sympathetic.”

Read at NPR