Posted August 14, 2018 3:30 pm by Comments

By Tom Knighton

It seems that everywhere we turn, we’re seeing more and more effort to try and push the firearm industry and the gun culture further and further into the fringes of society.

Companies dealing with firearms have already noticed issues with companies like Intuit refusing to work with them out of the blue, but we hoped it would stop there.

Well, it didn’t.

In a press release sent on Tuesday afternoon, it seems gun companies–apparently including those who simply sell accessories–have found themselves cut off from Shopify, including Spike’s Tactical.

Shopify policy change to ban gun, accessory sales, refuses to answer retailer questions

APOPKA, Fla. – A change in policy announced Monday night by Shopify, an e-commerce platform used by more than 600,000 merchants to conduct online sales, will essentially shut down the sale of guns, gun parts and accessories over the internet by retailers who use Shopify.

Spike’s Tactical, a Florida-based gun manufacturer, has built their entire website and online sales portal exclusively using the Shopify platform and conducts millions of dollars in sales through Shopify each year.

“This decision will have significant ramifications to our business and should concern every online retailer and Second Amendment supporter,” said Cole Leleux, general manager …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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