by Roy Speckhardt
‘Tis the season for giving, and according to the World Giving Index, America is the most charitable nation in the world, giving over 200 billion dollars annually. Unfortunately, some religious charitable organizations are staining American philanthropy’s good name by giving gifts with strings attached. Rather than giving because it’s the right thing to do, these charities give aid in exchange for religious conversion.
One such group is Operation Christmas Child, an evangelical organization that provides gifts to children — with the goal of converting each child to Christianity.
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