Accept Gab as an app in the App Store!
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Apple has repeatedly rejected the app for the new free-speech centered social network Gab, claiming that it "includes pornographic content."
While this may be true, the content is censored by default, and there isn't really anything to find. Apple is obviously suppressing this app because it is used mainly by pro-Trump conservatives. (Because other sites like Twitter and Facebook have been known to censor posts that they don't agree with). However, there are other apps that have much more NSFW content. Tumblr and Reddit, for example, have lots of adult content. (For purposes of research, and to prove the injustice at hand, I've searched for "sex" on Tumblr and the same on Gab. I saw no explicit results on Gab, while Tumblr yielded all sorts of strange and inappropriate images).
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.
"Gab CEO Andrew Torba criticized Apple for rejecting the app based on pornographic user content when popular social networks currently on the store, such as Twitter, frequently feature porn and not-safe-for-work posts." (Charlie Nash, Breitbart.com)
Apple has been holding Gab to a severe and unreasonable double standard, and we will tolerate it no more. Sign this petition to support free speech by requesting that Apple allow the Gab app into the App Store. Together we can stand against the silencing of free speech and make a positive difference in the world.
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