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Ben & Jerry’s re-names ice cream flavor to support gay ‘marriage’ in England
Life Site News ^ | 3/14/2012 | Christine Dhanagom

Posted on 03/16/2012 5:21:44 AM PDT by IbJensen

March 14, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - As the UK Government moves in the direction of legalizing same-sex “marriage,” Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream has launched a lobbying campaign in support of the move that includes re-naming one of their ice cream flavors.

British Equalities Minister Lynne Featherstone announced last September that the government was committed to legalizing same sex “marriage” by 2015, and would launch a consultation regarding the issue this spring.

In anticipation of the consultation, which will begin later this month, Ben & Jerry’s announced yesterday that the flavor “Oh! My! Apple Pie!” will be called “Apple-y Ever After” in England. Its re-designed tub features a wedding cake decorated with rainbow stripes and topped with two groom figures.

“Since our humble beginning 34 years ago, Ben & Jerry’s has been an advocate for equal rights,” said a statement on the company’s website about the change. “We were one of the first companies in the US back in 1993 that widened our health & employment benefits umbrella to recognize unmarried domestic partners regardless of their sexual orientation.”

Click “like” if you want to defend true marriage.

The flavor change is only one part of an-all out campaign in support of re-defining marriage in England. The company is urging customers to contact their local member of Parliament, and has even posted contact information and a form letter on their website.

The suggested letter to members of Parliament urges the government to provide “equal access to marriage,” and calls the up-coming consultation an opportunity to bring British law “up to date with the society which we live in.”

Customers who visit the site are also encouraged to “marry” someone of the same sex through a new Facebook App which the company has launched in partnership with the gay rights group Stonewall.

The app is featured prominently on the Ben & Jerry UK Facebook page, and participants are promised “a chance of scooping a tub of your favourite flavour.”

While the campaign might mark the company’s most aggressive effort to re-define marriage, it’s not the first time that the notoriously left-wing ice cream giant has re-named one of its flavors in support of the gay agenda. Its “Chubby Hubby” flavor temporarily became “Hubby Hubby” in Vermont to celebrate the state’s legalization of gay “marriage” in 2009.

Ben & Jerry Ice Cream is also on the Life Decision International boycott list for its support of Planned Parenthood.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: benandjerryfairy; boycott; faggotynut; queericecream
Ben & Jerry's, since its beginning, has been a bastion of radical liberalism. For that reason, they deserve to be treated as such. This means you may view them as diametrically opposed to most, if not all, traditional American values.

Avoiding this brand is not only beneficial to your health but also beneficial to our struggle against liberalism gone wild.

1 posted on 03/16/2012 5:21:54 AM PDT by IbJensen
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To: IbJensen

DITTO!!!!!!!!!


2 posted on 03/16/2012 5:23:39 AM PDT by Russ (Repeal the 17th amendment)
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To: IbJensen

Fudge packer?


3 posted on 03/16/2012 5:23:45 AM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: IbJensen

—Ben & Jerry’s re-names ice cream flavor to support gay ‘marriage’ in England—

Don’t they already make fudge?


4 posted on 03/16/2012 5:23:52 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Last Dakotan

—Fudge packer?—

Talk about your low hanging fruit! They write themselves...


5 posted on 03/16/2012 5:24:37 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: IbJensen

It’s chock full of nuts..


6 posted on 03/16/2012 5:25:33 AM PDT by GeorgiaDawg32 (God is dead - William Hamilton....William Hamilton is dead - God (And he means it))
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To: IbJensen
Stinky chunk swirl? My apologies to those who haven't had breakfast yet.
7 posted on 03/16/2012 5:25:33 AM PDT by allmost
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To: IbJensen

I quit buying it back when they supported Candy Shanihan or whatever her name was.


8 posted on 03/16/2012 5:27:20 AM PDT by GeorgiaDawg32 (God is dead - William Hamilton....William Hamilton is dead - God (And he means it))
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To: IbJensen
Can't they just use their existing flavor?


9 posted on 03/16/2012 5:32:29 AM PDT by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: IbJensen

Ben & Jerry’s is now owned by Unilever. I know lots of libs were ticked off when B&Js “sold out” to the conglomeration.


10 posted on 03/16/2012 5:57:10 AM PDT by toothfairy86
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To: IbJensen

Chunky Monkeys.....that was their autobiographical flavor.


11 posted on 03/16/2012 5:59:14 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: IbJensen
I'm surprised Archway surrendered the trademark so easily...


12 posted on 03/16/2012 6:05:05 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: IbJensen

The irony in the ‘gay marriage’ enthusiasm is that young heterosexual ‘couples’ are not getting married; they shack up - have children - move on to other partners and keep on trucking.

This modern trend has a devastating effect on the children - much the same as divorce in the 50’s & 60’s. However, today the men save divorce and alimony costs - as women get government (taxpayers’) assistance.

When the homosexuals get caught up in the expense of divorce and splitting assets - they’ll stop the foolishness.


13 posted on 03/16/2012 6:05:16 AM PDT by sodpoodle ( Newt - God has tested him for a reason...... to bring America back from the brink.)
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To: IbJensen

I will NEVER buy those jackwagon’s products again- I know they sold out but their name is still on it and the thought of them just makes me nauseous.

I now buy Talenti Gelatto. (Try the Sicilian Pistachio or the Sea Salt Caramel.)

My nickname for this stuff is ‘foreplay’.


14 posted on 03/16/2012 6:08:12 AM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: IbJensen
If a leftist does something stupid and nobody talks about it, it's as good as if he had done nothing at all. Corollary: there is no such thing as bad press to a leftist.

which is why they must own the media.

15 posted on 03/16/2012 6:14:58 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand (knowledge puffeth; information deludeth.)
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To: IbJensen
Here we go: Butt butter pecan fudge log supreme nutty buddy fruit of the loom butt monkey delight Hersey highway surprise I could go on but, they'll kick me off..... Photobucket
16 posted on 03/16/2012 6:27:35 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: IbJensen
Here we go: Butt butter pecan, fudge log supreme, nutty buddy, fruit of the loom, butt monkey delight, Hersey highway surprise, I could go on but, they'll kick me off..... Photobucket
17 posted on 03/16/2012 6:29:09 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: baddog 219

Now why did that double post?


18 posted on 03/16/2012 6:30:10 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: cuban leaf

I was looking at the title,
and it occurred to me that, soon, it will be a criminally prosecutable hate crime to put “marriage” in sarc-quotes when referring to homos.


19 posted on 03/16/2012 6:32:25 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: baddog 219

Rump Ranger Rocky Road? Turd Burgler Butterscotch? Strawberry Buttcheese cake? LOL


20 posted on 03/16/2012 6:36:41 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (Barack has a memory like a steel trap; it's a gift ~ Michelle Obama)
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To: IbJensen

Pretty silly. I’ll just stick with Turkey Hills butter pecan.


21 posted on 03/16/2012 6:41:26 AM PDT by linn37 (Newt supporter here.)
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To: IbJensen

37 flavors all in one scooooooooooooooop


22 posted on 03/16/2012 7:06:04 AM PDT by bunkerhill7 (gay is frigid? ?? Who knew?)
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To: Last Dakotan

Appley ever after - Light chocolate ice cream with peanuts packed VERY TIGHTLY!

With Barack’s ugly face on the outside of the package.


23 posted on 03/16/2012 7:12:10 AM PDT by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: PBRSTREETGANG

Ya, I remember when they came out with sweaty balls ice cream. Why is this ok; why is this humorous? Or do you have to be liberal to “get” the humor here?


24 posted on 03/16/2012 7:27:29 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Dilbert San Diego

The Schweddy Balls idea came from an SNL skit, which appropriately enough, featured Alec Baldwin.


25 posted on 03/16/2012 7:32:36 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: dfwgator

Well, it seems to me, if you can have sweaty balls ice cream, and that’s okay, then other things are okay too.

Let’s have Butt Fudge ice cream. If it’s okay to talk about balls, then we can talk about butts.


26 posted on 03/16/2012 7:43:52 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: IbJensen

Been in Jerry’s.


27 posted on 03/16/2012 8:33:24 AM PDT by crosshairs
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To: crosshairs

So wrong...

but so appropriate also. ;o)


28 posted on 03/16/2012 9:15:28 AM PDT by Marko413
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To: crosshairs

Ben deeply in Jerry.

Oooh, aaah. Flavor just right....let’s churn it


29 posted on 03/16/2012 9:18:32 AM PDT by IbJensen (We now have a government requiring citizens prove they are insured but not that they are citizens.)
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To: Russ

Have never bought these Marxist product..don’t know why anyone else does.


30 posted on 03/16/2012 12:31:08 PM PDT by goat granny
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