Lennon apologised at a series of press conferences and explained that he was not comparing himself to Christ. In 1980, he was murdered by Mark David Chapman; Chapman later stated that he was motivated partly by Lennon’s remarks on religion, including the "more popular than Jesus" quote.
Americans talk about their Constitution and defending it, instead of God’s Covenant that prohibits men from legislating away people’s God-given Rights. The people will NEVER be free unless they return to keeping God’s Covenant and Laws – which are the REAL British Constitution. Heraldic Symbolism of the Unicorn on the British Coat-of-Arms Christ Christs.net