“Apple CEO Tim Cook is challenging his home state of Alabama to do more to ensure the rights of people based on sexual orientation and gender identity,” Jay Reeves reports for The Associated Press.
“Cook made the comments Monday at the state Capitol while being recognized as one of eight new members of the Alabama Academy of Honor,” Reeves reports. “He says the state has made progress on racial equality, although it was too slow.”
“He says the state is still too slow on equality and legal protections for the LGBT community,” Reeves reports. “Alabama is among the states that doesn’t recognize same-sex marriage.”
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