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Apple Gives Go Signal to ‘Anti-LGBT’ App

Written on November 25, 2010 by R. Cruise

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Another point of controversy arises as Apple approves the existence of a Manhattan Declaration app on its online store. Should this app be banned?

’s approval of an app which is about sparked outrage among people. The app invite users to take a stand regarding the law which discusses gay marriage.

The Manhattan Declaration is created by Christian clergy and scholars. It speaks about “the sanctity of life, traditional marriage, and religious liberty.” Meanwhile, the app “issues a clarion call to Christians to adhere firmly to their convictions in these three areas.”

The app also includes a 4-question surveys with question like “Do you support same sex relationships?” Choosing “yes” to this question will give you a wrong answer.

In addition, Apple rated the app with “4+” which means the company found  “no objectionable material” on the content of the app.

Meanwhile, bloggers gave negative reactions to the approval of the said app. Some say the app is “homophobia and extreme anti-choice views” and should be banned right away.

Apple’s App Store policies on app approval are lax and inconsistent which many people questions.

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