“The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints [the LDS or Mormon Church]. . . gave about $1 billion to charitable causes between 1985 and 2008. That may seem like a lot until you divide it by the twenty-three-year time span and realize this church is only donating about 0.7 percent of its annual income.”
Deanna Cantrell, 71 Billion Reasons to Tax Religious Organizations (Washington, D.C.: Secular Policy Institute, 2015), 1.