Members of a group known as Christians Against Christian Nationalism released a statement on Monday relaying its mission and asking other Christians to join them.
“Christian nationalism seeks to merge Christian and American identities, distorting both the Christian faith and America’s constitutional democracy,” the statement reads.
In the past few years, experts have warned that, like white nationalism, Christian nationalism is on the rise.
Christians Against Christian Nationalism points to hate crimes against non-Christian houses of worship by white nationalists in the past few years as proof of this ideology permeating.
Since his presidential campaign, many have blamed the newfound popularity of Christian Nationalism on Donald Trump, based on his history targeting minority faith groups.
His administration has also been a major supporter of anti-abortion legislation that attempts to implement reproductive laws based on Christian beliefs.
In its first day online, Christians Against Christian Nationalism has already received affirming support. »