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Irregular Apparel is the t-shirt store for people who are interested in progressive politics and ethical production. We offer politically and socially aware messages on clothing for kids that is colorful, inexpensive, covered with sass-filled designing -- but made without sweatshop labor.

We know you want wear great looking kids' shirts, but you don't want to have the guilty conscience to go along with it. Most clothing today is made in sweatshops where workers are abused and paid a pittance. That's hideous, but there is an alternative. Every shirt we sell here is printed by the Ohio community outfit Skreened and made in worker-friendly conditions by American Apparel. Now that's real comfort for your young'uns!

Click below on the kids' shirt design you like the most. You'll be taken to our online shop with options to customize by clothing type, color and placement before you make your purchase.

We sell for big kids too!

To find all of the liberal designs which we print on sweat-free shirts for men, women, kids and even babies, browse through the categories below:

Alternative Sexuality Shirts
Anti-Bush Shirts
Anti-McCain Shirts
Baby Onesies
Barack Obama for President Shirts
Democratic Shirts
Environmentalist Shirts
Heretical Shirts
Homeland Insecurity Shirts
Kids T-Shirts
Progressive Holiday Shirts
Progressive Moral Values Shirts
The Republican Menace Shirts
State Politics Shirts
War and Peace Shirts

We also sell some other political items you might be interested in:

Bulk Discounted Bumper Stickers

Progressive Buttons and Magnets

Pinback Buttons of Unusual Size
We've been writing an online journal for fourteen years now -- a pretty long time for the Internet. It's called Irregular Times -- check it out when you get the chance.

Ethically-Produced Liberal T-Shirts for Kids:

Four Colors of Peace Signs (T-Shirt for Kids)

Peace signs in four colors. American Apparel -- made sweatshop-free for real comfort.

Holey Cheeses! T-Shirt for Kids

Swiss, Miss.

Dare to tell the kids you smoked it too t-shirt for kids

Dare? Yeah, dare. Dare to tell the kids you smoked a doobie once, too. Because honesty is really the best policy.

Heretic Circles Kids T-Shirt

Is your kiddo out of the mainstream? An independent thinker? Marching to the beat of her own herring? Proud of it? Let him know you are proud of it too with this heretic t-shirt in kids' sizes, made sweatshop-free by American Apparel.

9/11 Was a Faith-Based Initiative T-Shirt for Kids

The attacks of September 11, 2001 were faith-based. Some people may tell you it's offensive to say so. But it's true. It's disturbingly true.

Peace Possum T-Shirt for Kids

This possum, who we found clinging precariously to a tree branch, is sending us a message. Don't worry, fella, we come in peace, too.

My Baloney's First Name is Mike T-Shirt for Kids

My baloney's first name is Mike. Yup. That's pretty much all there is to it.

This kids' t-shirt is made sweatshop-free by American Apparel.

My Baloney Has a First Name, But We're Not... Kids' T-Shirt

Sure, my baloney has a first name, but we're not on a first-name basis.

Spying? And All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt for Kids

Republican politicians spied on my family!!!! ... and all I got was this lousy t-shirt. Great kid-style slouchy subversive protest.

Four Tiles of Barack Obama T-Shirt for Kids

This set of four tiles features a portrait of Barack Obama on four subtly different backgrounds. Barack Obama for President in 2008!

The Bill of Rights Statue of Liberty T-Shirt for Kids

This shirt for kids who care about the American basis for freedom (or who at least should, right dad and mom?) features the Statue of Liberty and the full text of the Bill of Rights, the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution.

Rainbow Triangle Kids T-Shirt

The perfect shirt for LGBT kids... or kids who know someone who is gay, lesbian, bi or transgender... or kids who just believe in liberty, freedom and acceptance for all forms of love!

Pizza is Patriotic Kids' T-Shirt

A fun riff off the "Peace is Patriotic" slogan that people felt compelled to plaster over everything for years and years and years. How about "Pizza is Patriotic?" Yes, the cheese too! Especially the cheese.

Bush Lied, People Died (Anti-Bush Kids T-Shirt)

Bush lied. People died. Don't forget it.

Stand Up, Speak Up Kids' T-Shirt

Seen and not heard? Sometimes, the right thing for kids to do is stand up, and speak up when they see that something going on is wrong. Express that attitude with succinct power when you put on this iconic kids' t-shirt of righteous protest.

Red Slash Through War Anti-War T-Shirt for Kids

The red slash through the word "war" is a straightforward anti-war expression for this kids' t-shirt, made sweatshop free by American Apparel and printed by Skreened.

Free Speech 4 Students Kids' T-Shirt

Since the Supreme Court ruling that students cannot carry controversial signs (like one reading "Bong Hits 4 Jesus) even off school grounds for fear that doing so will cast aspersions on the school to which they belong, the free speech rights of kids has been whittled down to the freedom to say things that don't bother anybody. But that's not what the Constitution says. That's not what the First Amendment says. Declare your loud and unyielding support of Free Speech for Students with this Free Speech 4 Students T-Shirt for Kids. Dare to wear it to school -- and dare your principal to take it off your back.

Clenched Fist of Protest T-Shirt for Kids

Kids have the right to protest, too, and there's a lot for them to be angry about. This raised and clenched fist expresses the defiance against authority and authoritarianism that is part of being young (and hopefully part of being older too).

Bong Hits 4 Jesus, But Not 4 Kids! Subversive and Healthy T-Shirt for Kids

A picture of Jesus Christ holding a bong is accompanied by the following text:

Bong Hits 4 Jesus, But Not 4 Kids! That's right, kids! Jesus can handle a hit of THC from the ol' water pipe. But that's only because he's the son of God and has supernatural powers. You don't live in that divine state of grace. Even filtered through water, marijuana smoke contains cancer-causing chemicals. Pot messes with your memory long after the high wears off. It makes you act pretty stupid, stupider than you think. And what else did your dealer mix into your stash? You don't need pot to be weird. Just read Heinlein, or play disco, or don't wash.

This sweatshop-free, made in the USA t-shirt is riffing off of the Supreme Court decision that kids cannot carry a message reading “Bong Hits 4 Jesus” to school. Yes, that's a problem for Free Speech rights. But it also assumes that kids are stupid, gullible and thoughtless. This t-shirt is healthily subversive.

One Person Can Make a Difference T-Shirt for Kids.

Hey, kids! Whenever some jaded grownup tells you that one person cannot make a difference, you know what to tell 'em. Clara Barton. Abdul Ghaffer Khan. Issac Newton. Ida Tarbell. Harvey Milk. Ralph Nader. Buckminster Fuller. Rachel Carson. Martin Luther King. Jr. Ashoka. I.F. Stone. Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Moris K. Udall. WEB Dubois. John Lewis. Stephen Biko. Sojourner Truth. Mohandas K. Gandhi. Madalyn Murray O'Hair. Rosa Parks. Jane Addams. Frederick Douglass. Abraham Lincoln. Woody Guthrie. These names and more appear on this One Person Can Make a Difference T-Shirt for kids, made sweatshop-free in the USA by American Apparel.

If I Can't... I Don't Want to be Part of your Revolution T-Shirt for Kids

Hey you... If I can't scream like a banshee and tell jokes and quote Monty Python and organize backrub circles and put Twizzlers in my soda and giggle freely, I don't want to be part of your Revolution. The freedom to have fun and embrace happiness is at the heart of kids' liberation.

Egyptian Ankh T-Shirt for Kids

The ankh is an ancient Egyptian spiritual symbol cherishing and affirming life. Let your life-affirmative spirit show with this ankh shirt for kids, made sweatshop-free by American Apparel. Design by Irregular Times.

Happy Heretic Dancing Rainbow Kid T-Shirt

This young woman is proud, happy and out loud about her status as a heretic. Show that you are, too, with this Happy Heretic kids' t-shirt in a rainbow of colors. Let everyone else worry about how to shut their gaping jaws!

The Definition of Environmentalism T-Shirt for Kids

A graphic of the single inescapable planet we live on anchors this definition of the word "Environmentalism": noun: this crazy idea that we ought to clean up after ourselves. Whew! How radical is that?

Tor Forget How to Dig the Earth Gandhi Kids T-Shirt

To forget how to dig the earth and tend the soil is to forget ourselves." -- Mohandas K. Gandhi.

Sweatshop-Free Peace Newt T-Shirt for Kids

This t-shirt, manufactured sweatshop-free by American Apparel and printed with independent righteousness by Skreened, features a blue and yellow peace newt. Because. Newts are cool. Peace is cool. Together, peace newts are the way of the future. Peace newty, newty newty newty. Peeeeeeace newty, sing along with me.

Peace Monkey Kids' T-Shirt

Part of our peace menagerie, this Colobus monkey sits in a tree holding a peace sign.

Peace Ape T-Shirt for Kids

The bonobo, a species related but not identical to the chimpanzee, solves social problems through the cementing of affectionate bonds rather than through violence. What a good model for your child -- can the human become known as the peace ape, too?

Alphabet Without W Kids T-Shirt

What? No W? Why, what a lovely idea! (Colorful Alphabet without W Anti-Bush T-Shirt for Kids)

Peas are Patriotic T-Shirt for Kids

The next time your dad asks you to eat your vegetables, remember: Peas are Patriotic!

Patriotic Peace Hand Obama 2008 T-Shirt for Kids

A peace hand arrayed with patriotic stripes contains the text "OBAMA 2008" in groovy letters. You can't vote yet, but show the world that if you could, you would vote for Barack Obama for President in 2008!

Barack Obama Portrait Over a Patriotic Swirl Campaign T-Shirt for Kids

Your daughter or son can show their support for Barack Obama when they wear one of these Obama portraits with a background of red, white and blue against an imagined sky. Barack Obama for President in 2008!

First They Ignore You... Then You Win Gandhi Quote Shirt for Kids

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win." -- this saying by Mohandas K. Gandhi has inspired activists working for social change for generations. Share that sentiment with your child when you give him or her this Gandhi quote on a t-shirt, made sweatshop-free of course.

Peace, Earth, Love, Dove T-Shirt for Kids

The peace sign. The Earth. A heart. A dove. These are the signs of our hopes, dreams and aspirations. These are the signs of our future, if we will work to make it so. (Kids' T-Shirt, Made Sweatshop-Free by American Apparel, Printed by Skreened and Designed by Irregular Times)

Peace on Earth Olive Branch Dove T-Shirt for Kids

A white dove with an olive branch in its mouth flies over our fragile planet, a planet that is smaller than most of us recognize. Peace On Earth. (Kids' Shirt, Made Sweatshop Free by American Apparel)

Peace Ankh Kids T-Shirt

The ankh is an ancient symbol that stands for life. The peace sign stands against war. Combine them in this peace ankh symbol on your child's t-shirt for a positive, affirming message. Know that this shirt is made sweatshop-free by American Apparel, which is affirming in another way that is just as important.

Bush Words Kids T-Shirt

Irresponsibush. Inexcusibush. Unfathomabush. Contemptibush. Culpabush. Unbelievabush. Deplorabush. Unbearabush. Abominabush. Dishonorabush. Corruptibush. Incomprehensibush. These are the new words for the Bush Era.

Peace Roo Kids' T-Shirt

Here stands our peace roo, part of our menagerie for peace. Hop, kangaroo, hop. Peace, kangaroo, peace.

Peace Penguin Kids' T-Shirt

Our friend the penguin is carrying a peace sign on his way to the latest big Antarctic rally. It's cool there, kid. Really cool.

Recovering Christian Beaver at the Cross Kids' T-Shirt

This sweatshop-free t-shirt, made in the USA by American Apparel, features a beaver gnawing at the cross along with the words, "Recovering Christian." Does that describe you, kid? Say it right out loud.

Go Wild (Field of Free Pastel Flowers) Kids T-Shirt

Go wild, wild as a field of wildflowers, wild as an open terrain of limitless possibility. What's that? The voice of your parents telling you to stay in bounds? Ignore it. Run Free. Go Wild.

html end tag GOP – the stop voting Republican kids' shirt.

This t-shirt uses the language structure of html to express opposition to the Republican Party Agenda: a slash GOP in brackets means it's time to stop voting Republican... and begin something else, a new section in our history (made in the USA kids' t-shirt by American Apparel, Skreened and Irregular Times).

Bowling for Obama 2008 Sweat-Free Kids T-Shirt

No, Barack Obama isn't the best bowler in the world... but he was willing to go out there, give it his best, and show his weak spots to the world. There's something admirable in that, I think. If you think so, too, then show it with this Obama 2008 bowling silhouetted design on your favorite color and style of sweatshop-free kids' t-shirt.

Stem Cell Research: Who Supports It? Who Blocks It?

Stem Cell Research: the National Academy of Sciences endorses it, the American Medical Association supports it... and George W. Bush blocks it. Isn't it about time we blocked George W. Bush?

But Barack Obama Knows the Alphabet!

America's kids roll their eyes as they watch adults hyperventilate about the so-called "issue" of race in the 2008 presidential election. America's children are wise enough to know that race is not an issue, and wonder why adults can't move on beyond the ugly past.

Progressive kids mock the racism of the adults around them, and make fun of the thick-headed presidency of George W. Bush, with this t-shirt that satirizes the racist language of adults who question whether a black man can ever be President of the United States: I like Barack Obama, but is America ready for President who knows the whole alphabet? President Bush can't even make it to W.

As with all the items made at skreened, the kids' shirts with this pro-Obama design are made in the USA without any sweatshop labor, so you'll do the right thing as you support the right candidate in 2008.

I Support Stem Cell Research: Ask Me Why Kids T-Shirt

There are a thousand reasons to support Stem Cell research. Some of them are moral. Some of them are scientific. Some of them are personal. Start a conversation about stem cell research with this sweatshop-free shirt, made in Los Angeles by American Apparel.

Barack Obama Flower Kids T-Shirt

A flower drawn in oil pastels represents the potential for growth and the fragility of that growth. We need to work together to promote the growth of the new possibilities we're finding in America as a part of the historic presidential campaign of Barack Obama. Make that subtle point with this Barack Obama flower shirt, made sweatshop-free in the USA by American Apparel.

Cool Blue Obama

The Obama Generation will appreciate the serious strength of Barack Obama, ready to deal with the real problems of our time - problems like climate change, economic devastation and the erosion of America freedom.

Show the strong face of Barack Obama for the progressive vision of an American future with this Obama t-shirt for kids, made in the USA, free of sweatshop labor in overseas outsourced factories. It's a tshirt as ruggedly ethical as Obama himself.

Barack Obama Rainbow Portrait Kids' T-Shirt

Show support for Barack Obama and his vision of an America defined by a variety of possibilities, not by a fearful unanimity. This Obama rainbow shirt for kids is made ethically in the USA by American Apparel.

Pastel Field of Flowers and Obama Kids' T-Shirt

A field of flowers drawn in oil pastels stands above the name Obama. Why the flowers? Coz they're pretty. Why Obama? Because hey, he'd make a darn good president.

Why the Rush to War, John McCain? (Kids' Anti-War Protest Shirt)

Why was there such a rush to war against Iraq? That's a question John McCain needs to answer, considering how strongly he pushed for it. And it's not just a question for grown-ups to ask, either. Kids bear the burdens of war, its losses and its consequent neglect. Show your concern and your demand for an answer as a young American when you wear this anti-war, anti-McCain protest t-shirt.

Conscientious Objector Kids' T-Shirt

When they tell you you're too young to be a rebel, they have no idea what they're talking about. Shout it out loud and with a bold splash of color: you're a conscientious objector!
Each and every shirt we sell is available in the following styles and colors:
Junior Fitted T-Shirt
Junior Fitted T-Shirt
Colors: Baby Blue, Cranberry, Gold, Lemon, Lime, Mint, Pink, and White

Junior Fitted Ringer T-Shirt
Junior Fitted Ringer T-Shirt
Colors: Brown, Dark Green, Light Green, Orange and Purple

Fitted T-Shirt
Fitted T-Shirt
Colors: Baby Blue, Gold, Grass, Heather Gray, Lemon, Pink, Sea Foam, Silver, Slate and White

Organic T-Shirt
Organic Cotton T-Shirt
Colors in Men's and Women's Styles: Natural, Pomegranate, Cinder, Dijon, Galaxy Blue

Fitted Ringer T-Shirt
Fitted Ringer T-Shirt
Colors: Brown, Dark Green, Light Green, Orange, Purple, Red and Silver

Hooded Sweatshirt
Hooded Sweatshirt
Colors: White, Green, Gray

Fitted Baseball Jersey
Fitted Baseball Jersey
Colors: White with Black Sleeves, White with Green Sleeves

Kids T-Shirt
Kids' T-Shirt
Colors: Yellow, Pink, Baby Blue, Green, Gray, Slate, White

Onesies for Babies
Baby Onesie
Colors: Lemon, Pink, Baby Blue, Heather, Slate and White

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