Shopify deplatforms Trump

Crowds gather outside the U.S. Capitol for the “Stop the Steal” rally on January 6 in Washington, D.C. Trump supporters gathered in the nation’s capital today to protest the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory over President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images

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E-commerce giant Shopify has removed from its platform all online stores run by the Trump Organization and the Trump campaign following a deadly riot on Capitol Hill. A Shopify spokesperson told The Logic the sites were taken down on Thursday morning after President Donald Trump sparked the insurrection by encouraging supporters to protest against the ceremonial counting of electoral votes confirming President-elect Joe Biden’s win. 

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