Show Your Love For The Delta 5



On September 2, 2014, five concerned citizens decided to take a stand and defend their community, families and loved ones from the climate chaos in general and bomb trains specifically. Mike LaPointe, Patrick Mazza, Jackie Minchew, Liz Spoerri and Abby Brockway, known as the Delta 5, blocked a "bomb train" shipment of volatile bakken crude from departing a Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) rail yard in Everett, Washington, just north of Seattle.

When it was all said and done, they successfully blocked the bomb train that would have traversed their communities and many others, putting them at risk of a fiery disaster and fueling climate change for sure, for eight hours. And, while eight hours may not seem that long, their act of defiance is timeless as a symbol for civil disobedience against the dig, dump, burn economy that threatens us all.

The Delta 5 are currently on trial facing charges of trespassing and blocking a train -- if found guilty, they could face hefty fines as well as jail time. No matter the outcome of the trial, I think we should show our love, support and appreciation for these knights and defenders of the climate. Sign here to show your love and sign our thank you card to the Delta 5.



1-25 of 4275 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
4275 10 months ago Audrey Entin Thank younger your courage and nonviolence. Your action is very inspiring.
4274 1 year ago Erin Yarrobino
4273 1 year ago David Tinsley
4272 1 year ago Nancy Beaman
4271 1 year ago Patricia Coffey
4270 1 year ago Carroll Benoit Thanks
4269 1 year ago Emmanuel Ruvalcaba
4268 1 year ago Katherine McKittrick
4267 1 year ago Carla Haim
4266 1 year ago Kim Hafner Thank you for standing up and giving us an example to emulate and expand.
4265 1 year ago Janis Roze Deep gratitude for your stand.
4264 1 year ago Diane Ohanian
4263 1 year ago Christine Miller Thank you for your courage and determination, and for setting a meaningful example for the rest of us. We support you!!
4262 1 year ago Debi Lawson
4261 1 year ago Harold Longbaugh Thanks for your courage and dedication.
4260 1 year ago Aditi Tombs Curtis
4259 1 year ago Ethel Wheeler
4258 1 year ago Nelly Carl
4257 1 year ago Mary Ann Russo You have put a Focus on the Dangers that Exist to Families & Environment!
4256 1 year ago Ben Mitchell
4255 1 year ago Kirk Yake Thanks for taking the time to act for the benefit of all of us who care about this planet, both its human and non-human life.
4254 1 year ago Della Dempsey You are good people.
4253 1 year ago Keith Young Thanks for standing up to gross polluters
4252 1 year ago Addie Gardner
4251 1 year ago Amanda Spears Thank you for giving a damn!
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