Wednesday Here and Now

Here’s what we have planned for today at 1pm: Senate Democrats are proposing an end to tax breaks for the five biggest oil companies as a way to help bring down the deficit. It’s not going to help gas prices, but it will bring in about $21 billion over ten years. Republicans oppose it. The […]

Presbyterian Leaders Approve New Standards For Gay Clergy

By Rick Howlett The legislative body of the Lousiville-based Presbyterian Church USA has approved new ordination standards for gay clergy. Church rules currently require Presbyterians to be in a heterosexual marriage or single and celibate in order to become clergy, deacons or elders. The change would allow the ordination of non-celibate gays and lesbians who […]