23 Feb '12, 12pm

Sweet! Ben & Jerry's Joins The Fight Against Citizens United | Care2 Causes

Sweet! Ben & Jerry's Joins The Fight Against Citizens United | Care2 Causes

Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield recently launched a campaign based on the belief that, while they are entitled to rights of free speech and privacy under the Constitution, their company is not . Tired of watching unlimited amounts of corporate money drown out the voices of the American electorate, the Ben & Jerry’s brand recently joined the CEOs of Stonyfield, Patagonia, Seventh Generation and many other companies to create “Business for Democracy ,” a collaborative effort that opposes the Citizens United decision. “We are building a movement of engaged citizens and responsible business leaders working together to oppose this decision and Get the Dough Out of Politics,” said Cohen and Greenfield in a statement on GetTheDoughOut.org . “Our goal is to take back American democracy, and over-rule the Supreme Court, with a Constitutional Amendment that will keep corporate money ...

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