In the weeks leading up the January 6 storming of the US Capitol, Amazon employees questioned the company about apparel featuring the logos of two right-wing militia groups — The Oath Keepers and the Three Percenters — available for sale on Amazon. And in the wake of the insurrection, which was carried out by some rioters wearing gear from at least one of the groups, some Amazon employees are demanding the company take the listings down.
“[A]fter yesterday, any products advocating for the overthrow of the US government should be removed from the site,” one longtime Amazon employee wrote on an internal email thread.
As of Monday, Amazon continues to allow third-party merchants to list for sale shirts, hats, and other gear featuring the names and logos of the two organizations. And, according to product listings viewed by Recode, many of the items appear to be stored in, and shipped out of, Amazon warehouses as well.
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