Salesforce Denies Service To Gun Sellers

Salesforce Denies Service To Gun Sellers

Gun Rights

If you thought Big Government was the main threat to your free speech and gun rights, think again. Big Tech has come for both in recent weeks. As The Washington Post reported in a May 30 article, Salesforce has rolled out a new company policy that “bars customers that sell a range of firearms — including automatic and semiautomatic — from using its e-commerce technology.” Salesforce, a $120-billion Fortune 500 company based in San Francisco, creates software which many companies depend on to sell their wares online. The exact words of this new policy specify that: “Worldwide, customers may not use a Service to transact online sales of any of the following firearms and/or related accessories to private citizens.” The following list of weapons includes automatic firearms, and semi-automatic firearms with the capacity to accept detachable magazines and various accessories. The accessories are items such as a “thumbhole stock, folding or telescoping stock, grenade launcher or flare launcher, flash or sound suppressor, forward pistol grip, pistol grip (in the case of a rifle) or second pistol grip (in the case of a pistol), barrel shroud; semi-automatic firearms with a fixed magazine that can accept more than 10 rounds.” The Baltimore Sun used a similar smug tone as the Post cheering corporate censorship of gun owners, “what the federal government has failed to do for a generation — adopt reasonable limits on the most powerful firearms in the wake of mass shootings like last Friday’s in Virginia Beach — might […]

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