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.

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Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
3151 2.8 years ago Howard Haag
3150 2.8 years ago Laurence McNamara
3149 2.8 years ago Eleanore Jones Thank you and Good Luck. We appreciate your actions.
3148 2.8 years ago Renee Zurfluh No Comment
3147 2.8 years ago Ron Sluser
3146 2.8 years ago Steve Patterson
3145 2.8 years ago Vivian Stockman thank you for stepping up on behalf of the planet!
3144 2.8 years ago Carol Petros
3143 2.8 years ago Beth Henry Thank you for your commitment and bravery, climate heroes.
3142 2.8 years ago Elizabeth Bowman
3141 2.8 years ago Elizabeth Bowman
3140 2.8 years ago Melvin Wade
3139 2.8 years ago Judith Elkins
3138 2.8 years ago Jerry Smith
3137 2.8 years ago Sharon Bedingfield
3136 2.8 years ago Barbara Lynch There is no way I cannot say thank you for caring about your country and your communities. These companies are the reason why we have so much trouble getting off of fossil fuel. There is a way, an...
3135 2.8 years ago Clurie Bennis
3134 2.8 years ago Nigel Ramos
3133 2.8 years ago Jason Divine You did the right thing. For all of us.

It was a brave deed.
3132 2.8 years ago Tim Harrison
3131 2.8 years ago Frank Giliberti
3130 2.8 years ago Alan Curtis We need more activists like you!
3129 2.8 years ago Anne Spesick
3128 2.8 years ago Van Young Keep up the good work!
3127 2.8 years ago s Villani Thank you for your hard work.
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