Ice cream titans Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield were arrested on Monday at a protest outside the Capitol building in Washington, D.C.
The Ben & Jerry’s founders were demonstrating against corporate political spending at a rally organized by Democracy Awakening. They were charged with “unlawful demonstration activity,” the Associated Press reported, and were soon released.
“Sometimes, when something really matters, you have to put your body on the line,” the company said later in statement. “You have to take a stand.”
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