So far, only one billionaire, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberghas publicly agreed with the president, calling Obama's message "a major turning point in the history of American civil rights. Notably, Apple is joining forces with over 60 companies all seeking to have California's Prop 8 deemed unconstitutional. But one of the more touching examples of Apple's support for gay rights involves Steve Jobs himself. With the Supreme Court set to begin hearing arguments on the issue on March 26, it's perhaps a good time to look back at how Apple and Steve Jobs have long been champions of equal rights for gays. It's unclear why the co-founders decided to attend that particular meeting, but their presence ended an unusually long stretch of absences. Elusive Google co-founders make rare appearance at town hall meeting Sign in to comment Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. A Gallup poll estimates that 3.
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