In Practice: For certain, this is not our appropriate response. We rightly and joyously live in a land with a separation between church and state, though there is much debate about how that fleshes out. Fortunately we do not see apostasy and treason lined up together in America. (I would add a “yet,” pending our complete shift to secularism as the official religion, but that would make me a ‘nutter’ in some views.)
In Nerdiness: Heavy enough without nerdiness, but here goes:
Learn science. Learn it well. And push for as much transparency as possible about not just the results, but the methods and models to get there.