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As Expected, Apple Goes on Record Supporting the 'Equality Act' being introduced in Congress

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In advance of this afternoon's introduction of the historic Equality Act in Congress, today three major American companies announced their support for comprehensive federal non-discrimination legislation that would establish full, federal equality for all LGBT Americans. Each of the leading corporations – which include Apple, The Dow Chemical Company, and Levi Strauss & Co., – released statements making clear that they believe all LGBT Americans should have the protections from discrimination in federal law that they deserve.


STATEMENT BY APPLE – "At Apple we believe in equal treatment for everyone, regardless of where they come from, what they look like, how they worship or who they love. We fully support the expansion of legal protections as a matter of basic human dignity."


Earlier this year, over 120 prominent leaders in the tech industry called on "legislatures to add sexual orientation and gender identity as protected classes to their civil rights laws and to explicitly forbid discrimination or denial of services to anyone." You could read more about this and the other statements over at the Human Rights Org. here.


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