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“Meat Is Murder”—Protesters Destroy Property in Boulder

Some $1,000 worth of meat was destroyed


A man and a woman chanting "meat is murder," destroyed about $1,000 worth of meat products at Ideal Market in Boulder on Sunday evening around 6 p.m., the Daily Camera reported. The two placed flowers on top of raw lamb, pork and beef at the shop located at 1275 Alpine Avenue, according to police.

A spokesperson from the Boulder Police Department shared that the suspects allegedly "laid flowers on the slain animals residing in the butcher cabinet," and filmed themselves chanting things like, "Meat is murder!," "This is not love!" and, "Meat is not food!"The two suspects left the store on foot. The witness said she followed them for a short while before they split up and "headed into the night."

The market's loss is estimated to be more than $1,000. The suspects left the store on foot and have yet to be identified. Should that happen, they could face criminal mischief charges.