2 Timothy KJV Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.
Protesting cruel treatment of anybody and demanding justice for them isn't being "unpatriotic." It's patriotism that compels American citizens to demand that their government do right by the American people.
Be proud of being a Christian! Let go of religion and develop a relationship with him instead. That's where the real true christian heart lies. I choose to let go of religion and be a disciple of Jesus