Shopify Just Banned All Trump Stores

Shopify Just Banned All Trump Stores


Shopify stripped down all online stores for President Donald Trump, including the president’s Trump Organization and affiliated campaign account following Wednesday’s Capitol riots.

* Trump Organization’s https://t.co/gjEbiPl1tY Is Taken Offline by Shopify

* Trump Campaign’s Ecommerce Site Is Also Closed by Shopify

* Shopify Says It Closed Websites Associated With President Trump After Riot at Capitol

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According to the Wall Street Journal, a Shopify spokeswoman said the president — through comments he made on Wednesday, in which he said the election was “fraudulent” but urged his supporters to “go home now” and “go home in peace” — had violated company policy, which forbids online sellers from supporting organizations or people who encourage violence.

“As a result, we have terminated stores affiliated with President Trump,” Shopify said.

The decision follows Facebook and Instagram indefinitely banning the president Thursday morning. Trump’s Twitter account also remains suspended, with that

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