Apple’s having, let’s say, a busy week.
In the lead-up to its low-key, laidback soiree on Tuesday (plugging leaks where possible), the company has thrown its hat in the ring for Australia’s biggest national debate: same-sex marriage.
Apple has pledged support for marriage equality in Australia in an emailed statement sent by its public relations team on Sept. 11. It reads:
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Apple’s support comes a week after Australia’s High Court to allow the federal government to implement a non-binding, non-compulsory postal plebiscite asking the question: “Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry?” Australians will receive their postal survey after Sept. 12 and will have until Nov. 7 to mail it back to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Then, the survey results will be announced on Nov. 15, after which the issue will be voted upon in federal parliament. Read more…
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