How Christian Nationalism Fueled COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

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In the 2019 Chapman University Survey of American Fears, Christian nationalism came out as the second strongest predictor of being against vaccination. Many Christian nationalists believe that receiving the COVID-19 vaccine demonstrates a lack of faith in God and that God will protect them via divine intervention. They also tend to believe that their interests take priority over others’…



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