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.



1151-1175 of 4275 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
3125 1 year ago James Stone Thank you for making a stand.
3124 1 year ago Margaret Little Thank you for being True American Citizens with concern for not only your families, but your communities and long-term consequences. The Government is Pro Business without any 'safeguards' for the ...
3123 1 year ago Donna Osler
3122 1 year ago Hilke Kr Well done. You are an incredible bunch of brave people. Thank you, thank you, thank you!
3121 1 year ago James Roser I live about 200 yds up a hill along a CSX siding where these trains sit and idle for long periods; just waiting for something to happen.
3120 1 year ago Dana Danielson
3119 1 year ago Dana Danielson
3118 1 year ago Jane Diefenbach Thank you thank you thank you!
3117 1 year ago A. Hollis
3116 1 year ago Elizabeth Esterchild Thank you so much for your bravery, time and effort, and thoughtfulness. --a retiree in Texas
3115 1 year ago Jo Carbone Your courage has deeply moved and inspired me. Thank you so much.
3114 1 year ago Hans Potters
3113 1 year ago Jodi Willis
3112 1 year ago Nicholas Schmader
3111 1 year ago Andrew Brown-Thomas Thank you!
3110 1 year ago Sarah Pagliuzza Thank you.
3109 1 year ago Douglas Whitbeck Another thank you from New Hampshire, where we are fighting one of about 20 fracked gas pipelines headed through the northeastern US. Here's hoping you can establish precedence for the "Necessity De...
3108 1 year ago Jan Bohre
3107 1 year ago Paula Eaton
3106 1 year ago Wendela Howie
3105 1 year ago Anthony Cartlidge thanks
3104 1 year ago Alice Ciuffo
3103 1 year ago Yvonne Hartman
3102 1 year ago Kelley Akin
3101 1 year ago Cynthia Patterson Thank you for your courage and standing up for what is right.
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