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. “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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