March 22, 2011
Apple called on to pull 'gay cure' app from iTunes
Apple on Monday was under pressure to yank a so-called "gay cure" application from its iTunes shop for software for iPhone, iPad, and iPod devices., reports ABS-CBNNews.com.
More than 110,000 people had electronically signed an online petition at a change.org website calling for Apple to remove the Exodus, a Florida-based Christian group that advocates freeing oneself from homosexuality through religion, has publicly condemned the petition as an assault on free speech and an improper spin on the application's purpose.
The free software program links users to Exodus information including videos, podcasts, a Twitter feed, and the group's page at social networking service Facebook.
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