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… Continue reading Wednesday Here and Now

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… Continue reading Presbyterian Leaders Approve New Standards For Gay Clergy