57 percent of Republicans want Christianity to be the official religion of the U.S.

A majority of Americans want Christianity to be the country's official religion
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A new survey from Public Policy Polling found that 57 percent of Republicans want America to officially be a Christian nation.

Meanwhile, 30 percent of Republicans were opposed to making Christianity the official religion of the U.S., while 13 percent were "not sure." The problem, The Huffington Post notes, is that the First Amendment forbids the establishment of a national religion.

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