Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Ben and Jerry Arrested After Double Scoop of DC Protest

From:  NewsMax

By Clyde Hughes   |   Wednesday, 20 Apr 2016 09:53 AM


Image: Ben and Jerry Arrested After Double Scoop of DC Protest
Ben Cohen, left, and Jerry Greenfield. (AP Photos)
Ben and Jerry, as in ice cream-maker co-founders Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, were arrested with about 300 others at the U.S. Capitol Monday during the so-called "Democracy Awakening" protests in Washington, D.C., reported CNN.
Cohen and Greenfield, who founded Ben & Jerry's ice cream in 1978, took part in the protests that targeted voting rights, money in politics, and a hearing for President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee, reported CNN.
"The history of our country is that nothing happens until people start putting their bodies on the line and risk getting arrested," Cohen said on the Ben & Jerry websiteMORE