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.

1226-1250 of 4276 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
3051 2.8 years ago Barbara Lawrance
3050 2.8 years ago Yasmin Moosa No Comment
3048 2.8 years ago Theresa Lightcap Thanks for your commitment and dedication.unless we protest,further generations will not have the legacy of our lands.
3047 2.8 years ago Lesly Fredman
3046 2.8 years ago Zene Peer Thank-you.
3045 2.8 years ago Jeffrey Coleman
3044 2.8 years ago Ann Comanar No Comment
3043 2.8 years ago Mary Swanson Aho!
3042 2.8 years ago Edet Jude Uko
3041 2.8 years ago Vikki Hilles
3040 2.8 years ago Albert Rosencrantz
3039 2.8 years ago Joseph Harris
3038 2.8 years ago Ruth Kieselbach No Comment
3037 2.8 years ago Roberta Thurmond Thank you for being brave enough to take a stand.
3036 2.8 years ago Glenn Turner No Comment
3035 2.8 years ago Lynn Reynolds In the words of my younger self: RIGHT ON!
In the words of my older self: WE'VE GOT YOUR BACKS!
3034 2.8 years ago Karen Bixler We applaud your courage
3033 2.8 years ago Dagmar Romano Thank you for your strength and courage and doing what is right for us and all the little ones who are our kids and grand kids. You did the right thing! And you deserve much gratitude from the res...
3032 2.8 years ago Thomas Petchell
3031 2.8 years ago Shannon Hutchinson
3030 2.8 years ago Marlene Hodgdon
3029 2.8 years ago Miguel Martin
3028 2.8 years ago Cecilia Silveira Thank You!!!
3027 2.8 years ago Katherine Stoessel You are brave and an inspiration.
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