Apple Donates $100K Against California Prop 8, Supports ‘No’ Campaign

Today, Apple announced on its Hot News page that it is publicly opposing California Proposition 8 and has contributed $100,000 to the campaign against it, known as No on 8.

The proposed amendment, Proposition 8, aims to alter the California constitution to prohibit same-sex marriages.

Voting “no” would allow same-sex marriages to remain recognized under California law.

“Apple was one of the pioneers among California businesses in offering equal rights and benefits to the same-sex partners of our employees, and we firmly support the principle that everyone’s basic rights—including the right to marry—should not be hindered by their sexual orientation,” the company stated.

Apple considers this matter a crucial civil rights issue, prompting them to take a public stance against Proposition 8.

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