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
2925 1 year ago Chiara Gori Grazie
2924 1 year ago Bagley L.
2923 1 year ago James McMekin
2922 1 year ago Michael Young Thank you for the courage of your convictions. Your stand for our communities and our children is an example to us all.
2921 1 year ago Amanda Tedrick
2920 1 year ago Cheryl Brown Many thanks for your resolve and brave actions to bring attention to the urgent climate crisis. It's something we all face and must take action to heal the damage before it's too late.
2919 1 year ago Nicolas Wyss hey you avant-gardistes, thanks!
2918 1 year ago George Dugan
2917 1 year ago Dina Belmir
2916 1 year ago Daimon Pitiroi
2915 1 year ago Jim Tierney Thank you for your brave action in drawing attention to the danger posed by monstrous corporations to the earth and all life it supports. Peace and love. Jim
2914 1 year ago Edmond Rube I would hope that I would do the same in your shoes and I pray that more of the world's population will increasingly do as you have done. Now is the time to say no more.
Thank you for your coura...
2913 1 year ago Mary Hansen Thank you!!!!!
2912 1 year ago Patricia Murphy May you experience deep solidarity with all creation and all creatures.
2911 1 year ago Patricia Valadez
2910 1 year ago Judith Yenney
2909 1 year ago Mary Tole I applaud their courage for standing up for what they believe in.
2908 1 year ago Richard Jennings
2907 1 year ago Paul Harris Thankyou for standing against Fossil Fuels!
2906 1 year ago Gabriele Markert
2905 1 year ago Don Fillebrown Thank You Delta 5
2904 1 year ago Yvette Winston God Bless!
2903 1 year ago Alexandra Pappano Thanks for your work
2902 1 year ago Veronica Klein A big Thank You and support for trying your very best for Climate Change actions. Wishing you a favourable outcome from this Court action which should not even be happening.
2901 1 year ago Sedonia Perrodin
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