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 4276 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
3126 2.8 years ago Stephen Delage Good job, keep the good fight.
3125 2.8 years ago Barbara Hough
3124 2.8 years ago Linda Smyth
3123 2.8 years ago Mir Domurath You're a courageous group. Keep up the good work.
3122 2.8 years ago Koren Taylor Thank you for standing up for all of us!
3121 2.8 years ago Denise Hawkins
3120 2.8 years ago Victoria Stegle
3119 2.8 years ago Wendy Larson Hundred-car bomb trains from the Bakken oil fields pass through many communities along the Mississippi every day, including my town, Winona, where the tracks run right through town past the college ...
3118 2.8 years ago Dennis Adams Thank for standing up for me.
3117 2.8 years ago Sharon Klod thanks for having the courage to try to stop this
3116 2.8 years ago Cheryl Barnds
3115 2.8 years ago Jo Anne Gould
3114 2.8 years ago Arthur Campbell
3113 2.8 years ago Susan Garriott
3112 2.8 years ago Alexander MacGillivray Never give up!
3111 2.8 years ago Malcolm Campbell We do not want another Lac-M├ęgantic again. Thank you for your dedication.
3110 2.8 years ago Henry Miller
3109 2.8 years ago Jenny Orr Thank you all.
3108 2.8 years ago Pamela Robinson Thank you for all you do and have done!

God Bless
3107 2.8 years ago Michael Wichman
3106 2.8 years ago Amy Stanistreet Cannot thank you enough for your time and energy to ensure the safety of our environment. Our children and generations to come need you all and we will fight for your freedom from punishment for thi...
3105 2.8 years ago Max C
3104 2.8 years ago Philip Speakes
3103 2.8 years ago Randall Brown Thanks again.
3102 2.8 years ago Kathryn Scott Thank you for standing up for your communities guided by your commitment to do what is right over what is easy.
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