Prayer Rug Pitch Wears Thin

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May 25, 2007 LITTLE ROCK Among the most admirable qualities of Arkansans and Americans nationwide is their natural and appropriate inclination to respond to charitable solicitations with generous giving. By giving to charities, it is not unusual to expect that such kindness will result in blessings, even financial blessings, for the giver. However, there are individuals and organizations that try to take advantage of the public's generosity. Accordingly, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued this consumer alert to warn consumers to give careful consideration to charitable solicitations.This issue came to my attention because my grandmother got a 'prayer rug' in the mail from Saint Matthew's Church recently