Skip to comments.eBay Banning AR-15-Related Gear and Images?
Posted on 03/08/2018 7:30:15 PM PST by Simon Green
Chris Bushnell is the owner of Cypress Collectibles and patchaddict.com and sent us the following:
I am the owner of an embroidered patch company right here in Austin. Today I got a call from eBay saying that I cannot sell our 2nd Amendment patches that have an image of an AR-15 on them. eBay told me on the phone that they will be removing all clothing items this week from eBay that have an AR-15 or any assault rifle on them. That includes my patches, plus hats, t-shirts, and more.
If you search eBay today for AR15 you only get about 1,400 results. Yesterday it would have literally been tens of thousands. Hats, shirts, and our Austin-based companys patches are all banned because the snowflakes cant handle even seeing a PICTURE of a black rifle. eBay is banning the word AR-15 and assault rifle. They say, This includes references in the title, item specifics, description or image
Sure enough typing AR15 or AR-15 into eBays search bar yields just over 1400 items. Searching for assault rifle returns over 23,000 items including M4 airsoft guns, toy AKs and a t-shrit with the image of an AR printed on it.
TTAG has called eBay for comment but hasnt yet received a response. The other-ing of guns and the people who own them continues apace.
eBay used to sell the AR-15 itself, along with a wide variety of firearms. You had to have a credit card or debit card on file in order to prove you were an adult before you could even view the firearms.....I think that’s what they required at the time.
The firearm(s) had to be picked up at your local federal firearm licensed dealer after a background check.
eBay banned the firearms themselves in 1999.
Then maybe these eBay sellers will find another outlet for their respective business enterprises to flourish.
My point was is that the people who actually sell on ebay are not the ones pushing this policy.
Anger is fine, just be angry at the right people. Its not the ebay sellers.
Tell e-Bay to go to hell!
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eBay was once a great place to sell, that was 15 years ago. Now they suck, between eBay and the Post office its no longer as good as it was. Great if your stuff comes from Hong Kong, and China and you don’t have to wait for 6 weeks to get it. Then again what ever it is, is shoddy. There has to be a competitive site that allows everything and is not under the control of the PC Cabal.
The road to socialism is paved with pandering...
All this krap is the result of letting the goose stepping media hammer away pursuing the agenda of perverting the 2nd amendment, guns, the NRA. When the opposition should have been driving home denouncing the failed policies causing this tragedy. Demanding an investigation of failed policies which allowed not only the purchase but those murders to occur. .
They won’t even let you buy a Daisy bb gun. Like that’s really deterred the usual psychos.
“Well, They hit $2000 on the free market. I checked. “
I just looked at Rock River Arms. They have basic AR-15’s for about $850 at the moment.
I only rarely shop on eBay. If this is true, that will change from rarely to never.
The answer is here:
Can they allow Pop-Tarts to be sold since they can be fashioned into the image of a gun?
I quit ebay years ago, got screwed about 50% of the time. One occasion I was billed twice through that fraud outfit PayPal.
I’ve had better luck with Amazon, never been billed twice because I can pay direct with a cc and usually get what’s advertised.
When gun PICTURES are outlawed......Only OUTLAWS will have pictures!
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