LOUD FRIDAY

FISTS OF LOVE play and record against the post-industrial backdrop of Cincinnati’s Mill Creek Valley. Conceived by songwriters Donna Jay Rubin (Snake Punching Contest) and Chris Schadler (Fairmount Girls, Neato Torpedo) upon Rubin’s return from the west coast, the band … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

THUE COURAGE

From THE DAILY STAR (Lebanon): Saudi Arabia’s top Islamic rule-makers reiterated on Wednesday that Muslims should pray in congregation in mosques, rebuffing an outspoken religious police official. The Standing Committee for Scientific Research and Issuing Fatwas cited Islamic tradition and … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

A MORAL CONUNDRUM

From IOL: A Christian marriage counsellor sacked for refusing to give sex advice to homosexuals had his appeal bid quashed by a top court today. Gary McFarlane, 48, from Bristol, wanted permission to appeal against an employment tribunal ruling which supported … [CLICK TO READ MORE]