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
2551 2.8 years ago Johanna Renouf Thanks without bounds to you!
2550 2.8 years ago Bruce Bulman You are genuine heroes.
2549 2.8 years ago Mary Salome
2548 2.8 years ago Michael Bennett
2547 2.8 years ago Sofia Huang
2546 2.8 years ago Roger Kofler Thank you for going the extra mile and standing up for the right to not allow these dangerous trains in our communities.
2545 2.8 years ago Jarrett Cloud
2544 2.8 years ago Lydia Walker your courage is remarkable!
2543 2.8 years ago Barbara Stomber God bless you!
2542 2.8 years ago Mark Hooper The survival of aerobic life on Earth is at stake if we continue to do too little to balance and reduce greenhouse gas emissions as predicted by Dr. Le Chatelier.
2541 2.8 years ago Victor Balero Thanks for doing the job most of us agree with but are afraid to do ourselves
2540 2.8 years ago Kerry Krueger Very simply, thank you.
2539 2.8 years ago Robert Dunwoody
2538 2.8 years ago Eric Olson
2537 2.8 years ago David Brodsky
2536 2.8 years ago Geoff Staker Thank you for your courage and perseverance.
2535 2.8 years ago Jerry Banks
2534 2.8 years ago Rana Schwartz
2533 2.8 years ago Gina Writz
2532 2.8 years ago Kerry C. Kelso You did the right thing and showed exceptional courage.
2531 2.8 years ago Jill Serpentelli Thank you for your efforts to protect our climate from a potential oil spill!
2530 2.8 years ago Ellen McKnight Thank you for standing up against insanity!
2529 2.8 years ago Robin Wiseman
2528 2.8 years ago Julie Adams
2527 2.8 years ago Arthur Jones
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