Poor Folk Give More Than Wealthy Folk to Charities

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Poor Southerners outgive wealthy Northerners and West Coast-ers and ‘religious’ States outgive atheist states.  So tell us, angry atheists, ‘how philanthropic’ you lot are.

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3 thoughts on “Poor Folk Give More Than Wealthy Folk to Charities

  1. wken 21 Aug 2012 at 1:34 am

    No part of that surprises me.

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  2. bobcargill 21 Aug 2012 at 1:03 pm

    If contributions to local churches and missionary activity count as charities (which they do), then these results as a percentage of salary are not surprising.

    (Note that Utah is tithing, which is made easier when one’s ‘charitable contribution’ is automatically deducted directly from one’s paycheck 😉

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    • Jim 21 Aug 2012 at 2:06 pm

      they should be considered charitable contributions. here’s why- they do the work of charity. for instance- during katrina it wasn’t the red cross that provided food for the tens of thousands. it was baptist disaster relief and methodist relief services and a number of other of christian groups which provided and prepared the food. this food the red cross mere DISTRIBUTED. the red cross – however- likes people to think it provides but it merely distributes. it wasn’t the american atheist society that provided food for hurricane victims.

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