Mormons, Tithing, and Mitt Romney’s Taxes

Mitt Romney’s tax returns were released Tuesday, January 24, 2011, and one feature of them deserves a little more explanation: the $4.1 million he and his wife, Ann, have contributed to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints over the past two years. Romney and his wife, along with other members of The Church of Jesus Christ (often called¬† “Mormons”) pay¬† 10% of their income in tithing to the Church each year....

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