What will get you potentially jailed or publicly flogged? Punishable vices range from: alcohol consumption, prostitution, keeping shops open during prayer time, congregating in public with a non-related member of the opposite sex, and driving . . . if you're a woman.
Luckily for everyone, especially women who need to get somewhere, change is slowly coming to the Islamic country. King Abdullah appointed a new head of the religious police who is thought to be more moderate. The group also hired outside marketing experts to help it soften its image and apologized for arresting a man that kissed his wife in a parking lot. But like I said, the change is coming slowly — the virtue police have yet to abandon plans to install video cameras in malls to keep a better eye on people.