Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Apple: Bigotry, there's an app for that

Why did Apple approve this, huh Steve why?

There's been no shortage of controversy over apps Apple has see fit to ban from its App Store.

Now the Cupertino company has sparked outrage over an app it did approve, Manhattan Declaration, that is a "call of Christian conscience" inviting users to take a stand against gay marriage by signing a 4,700-word "declaration" penned by Christian clergy, scholars, and others.

The Manhattan Declaration, the text of which is included in the app, "speaks in defense of the sanctity of life, traditional marriage, and religious liberty," according to its creators. The app "issues a clarion call to Christians to adhere firmly to their convictions in these three areas," and allows users to add their signatures to the declaration.

Read more here.

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