Despite repeated attempts to engage in meaningful discussion with Amazon they continue to sell products that defame our Irish heritage. Amazon often positions itself as a progressive, diverse, forward thinking company; this only makes their promoting products that denigrate Irish Americans more outrageous as it sends a clear message that they do not consider our heritage worthy of the courtesy they freely extend others. The hypocrisy of them promoting themselves as empowering women through sponsorship of “Girls that Code” while profiting off of shirts that say “Kiss me I’m an Irish Girl Wasted” is glaring. That they should trivialize the carnage of the troubles by describing an “Irish Car Bomb Shirt” as “funny” and “cute” is reprehensible.
We ask you to please consider signing the below petition. When you sign a letter shall be sent to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos telling him these products promoting 18th-century bigoted anti-Irish Stereotypes have no place in 21st century America. We do not ask for the Irish to be treated better than anyone else, but we demand they be treated no worse.