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.

1276-1300 of 4275 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
3000 1 year ago Ashley Burrowes My role models of conviction
2999 1 year ago Patrick Delaney Thanks.
2998 1 year ago Peggy Hemenway
2997 1 year ago Carolyn-Ann Sharon King thanks for standing up for what is right.
2996 1 year ago Carl Rizzo
2995 1 year ago Claudia Harris
2994 1 year ago Margaret Coyne You've taken the hero's path. Thank you!
2993 1 year ago Andrew Petrides Thank you for your service to Ameroca
2992 1 year ago Barbara Danielsen Thank you for standing up!
2991 1 year ago Ingrid Martinez
2990 1 year ago Christy Fermoile
2989 1 year ago Mary Button
2988 1 year ago Maroe-Claude Perigon
2987 1 year ago Pat Ruotolo Keep fighting! We all need more like you!
2986 1 year ago Stephen Wiley
2985 1 year ago Raymond Thies
2984 1 year ago Elizabeth Schauer
2983 1 year ago Jeff Hebert
2982 1 year ago Liz Krumov
2981 1 year ago Bernhard Rösen only thank you!
2980 1 year ago Tina Trice
2979 1 year ago Skip Vena
2978 1 year ago Terry Buckley With heartfelt admiration - thank you
2977 1 year ago steve lucas
2976 1 year ago Annemarie Kramp
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