On Wednesday, the popular e-commerce platform Shopify announced that it will no longer allow merchants to sell certain firearms and parts for those weapons.

According to The Seattle Times, Ottawa, Canada-based Shopify, which is used by more than 600,000 businesses globally, will no longer permit the sale of items including automatic weapons and silencers used with semi-automatic weapons.

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