Civil War statue toppled in front of Colorado State Capitol

Article CAIRCO note: 
This statue honored the heroes of the Civil War who fought to end slavery
Article author: 
Stephanie Butzer
Article publisher: 
Denver Channel 7
Article date: 
25 June 2020
Article category: 
Colorado News
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A Civil War memorial statue was vandalized and toppled in front of the Colorado State Capitol around 1:30 a.m. Thursday, according to Colorado State Patrol (CSP).

Master Trooper Gary Cutler with CSP said Denver police are currently investigating the incident.

The statue and its platform were also spray-painted, but it was not clear how much of it was from previous protests and how much was new overnight ...

Doug Platt, communication manager for Colorado Department of Personnel and Administration, said the city is in the process of determining what to do next. He said it's not yet clear what the city will do with the statue. The more pressing matter is to evaluate it for any repairs or restoration, he said ...


This Civil War statue was erected in July of 1909.

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[...] we may have missed something that’s also true, as well as highly amusing: these people are idiots. For real. The angry children you’re watching set fire to Wendy’s, and topple statues and scream at you on TV are truly and utterly stupid. There’s probably never been a dumber group gathered in one place in all of American history. They’re mouth-breathers.They know nothing. They couldn’t tell you who George Washington was. They don’t know when the civil war was fought, probably not even to the century." ...

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