Ben & Jerry’s


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Ben & Jerry’s is an ice cream brand owned by parent company Unilever.

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2nd Amendment
Ben & Jerry’s contributes to ACLU, which opposes the private individual’s right to bear arms, Accessed 10/31/18.

Environment
Ben & Jerry’s parent company, Unilever, has partnered with The Nature Conservancy, a group that supports a carbon tax, cap-and-trade, and support the 2015 Paris climate deal, Accessed 10/31/18.
Ben & Jerry’s is a member of the Ceres Company Network and the Ceres BICEP Network, which is a business coalition that supports cap-and-trade; Ben & Jerry’s is also a signer of the Ceres Climate Declaration, Accessed 10/31/18.
Ben & Jerry’s parent company, Unilever, has pledged to continue to support the Paris agreement despite the U.S. withdrawal, Accessed 10/31/18.

Marriage
Ben & Jerry’s parent company, Unilever, supports same-sex marriage, Accessed 03/23/17.
Ben & Jerry’s parent company, Unilever, received a score of 100 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index. See more on HRC’s position on marriage here, Accessed 12/19/17.
Ben & Jerry’s supported same-sex marriage by signing an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to overturn state marriage laws in Obergefell v. Hodges (2015), Accessed 6/5/17.
Ben & Jerry’s signed an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to force baking companies into participating in same-sex weddings, Accessed 10/31/17.
Ben & Jerry’s contributes to The Salvation Army, which supports traditional marriage, Accessed 10/31/18.
Ben & Jerry’s contributes to ACLU, which supports same-sex marriage, Accessed 10/31/18.

Life
Ben & Jerry’s matches gifts to Planned Parenthood, Accessed 5/7/18.
Ben & Jerry’s parent company, Unilever, is a corporate partner of Population Services International (PSI), a worldwide organization that promotes and provides abortions, Accessed 06/08/17.
Ben & Jerry’s parent company, Unilever, contributes to Girls Inc., which is a pro-abortion organization, Accessed 03/23/17.
Ben & Jerry’s parent company, Unilever, matches gifts to Susan G. Komen NYC and MN, which continues to fund Planned Parenthood, Accessed 03/23/17.
Ben & Jerry’s contributes to The Salvation Army, which is a pro-life organization, Accessed 10/31/18.
Ben & Jerry’s contributes to Catholic Charities, a pro-life organization, Accessed 10/31/18.
Ben & Jerry’s parent company, Unilever, matches gifts to the Center for Reproductive Rights, which is a pro-abortion group working to protect abortion access, Accessed 10/31/18.
Ben & Jerry’s contributes to ACLU, which supports abortion, Accessed 10/31/18.

Education
Ben & Jerry’s contributes to ACLU, which opposes school choice, Accessed 10/31/18.

Immigration
Ben & Jerry’s contributes to ACLU, which supports sanctuary cities, Accessed 10/31/18.

Religious Liberty
Ben & Jerry’s parent company, Unilever, has publicly opposed Religious Freedom Restoration Acts (RFRA), Accessed 03/23/17.
Ben & Jerry’s parent company, Unilever, is a member of Georgia Prospers, which is a coalition of businesses opposing religious liberty, Accessed 03/23/17.
Ben & Jerry’s parent company, Unilever, is a member of a business coalition supporting passage of the Equality Act, a national sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) accommodation mandate that would undermine 1st Amendment protections for religious liberty, Accessed 03/23/17.
Ben & Jerry’s parent company, Unilever, is a partner of Tennessee Thrives, which is a coalition advocating against state religious liberty protections, Accessed 03/23/17.
Ben & Jerry’s parent company, Unilever, received a score of 100 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index. See more on HRC’s position on religious liberty here, Accessed 12/19/17.
Ben & Jerry’s signed an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to force companies to participate in same-sex weddings, Accessed 10/31/17.
Ben & Jerry’s contributes to ACLU, which supports the First Amendment’s guarantee of religious liberty, but also supports transgender bathroom policies, Accessed 10/31/18.

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