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Ben & Jerry Just Got Arrested!

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It's that time of year again when celebs are getting politically active!

And stars of all stripes are coming out of the woodwork to advocate for various causes, like Rosario Dawson did last week when she was arrested as part of a Democracy Spring protest!

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This time around, it's Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield — you know them better as the gentlemen behind Ben & Jerry's — who were arrested for their activism as part of a similar non-violent protest for an organization called Democracy Awakening!

The ice cream duo were two of approximately 300 people arrested on Monday for protesting the role of money in politics at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC — and now, they are opening up about it!

On the official Ben & Jerry's website, Cohen explained their motivation behind being arrested over the protest:

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Rosario Dawson Arrested In Washington, D.C. During Political Protest — See What She Has To Say Right After Being Released From Custody!

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Don't ever say Rosario Dawson isn't passionate about politics!

The actress was arrested on Friday afternoon in Washington, D.C. while taking part in a protest with Democracy Spring, fighting against the scourge of money in politics.

Photos: Find Out Which Candidates Your Favorite Celebs Support!

The Daredevil star was part of a non-violent protest on Capitol Hill, where she and about a dozen other people crossed a police line and sat down in protest. From there, they were arrested — and then released just a few hours later.

First, check out Rosario and a larger group protesting as the police inform them of their arrests (below) before seeing Dawson's reaction to the legal incident:

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