BURLINGTON, V.T. (CBS) — Ben & Jerry’s is saying “I Dough” to marriage equality.
The Vermont ice cream maker announced that in light of the Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage across the country, it’s renaming the Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough flavor to “I Dough, I Dough” for the summer.READ MORE: Brookline teachers' strike ends, schools to be open TuesdayMassachusetts gas prices rise to new record high of $4.65 a gallon
“Ben & Jerry’s has been proudly committed to issues of social justice, including gay rights and marriage equality, for over 35 years,” the company said. “To see this chapter in U.S. history finally close is almost beyond belief.”
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The commemorative pints are being sold through the Human Rights Campaign.