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.



1776-1800 of 4275 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
2500 1 year ago Carol Scally Thank you for your bravery in the face of overwhelming odds. xx
2499 1 year ago Molly Osborne
2498 1 year ago Ryan Macias An immeasurable amount of thanks to you all for your continuing and ongoing commitment to THE single most vital cause of all: The preservation and protection of our global environment.
2497 1 year ago Emily DeHuff You are on the right side of history, along with our great martyr activists of the past 250 years. We trust that the price you will pay for your courage and principles, heavy though it may be, will ...
2496 1 year ago William Johnson Sometimes one simply had to take a stand against those who only see dollar signs instead of what is right! Thank you for your brave stand and your commitment.
2495 1 year ago Noah Hanmer You do God's work, and you have my eternal support. Congratulations, keep it up, and thank you.
2494 1 year ago Donald Rumph
2493 1 year ago Sharada Filkow
2492 1 year ago José Luis Castaño Thanks Delta 5, keep fighting for our planet.
2491 1 year ago Emily DeHuff Bless your hearts for putting your lives on the line in the venerable American tradition of civil disobedience.
2490 1 year ago Susan Jacobson
2489 1 year ago Debra Tearle
2488 1 year ago Marcia Lovelace
2487 1 year ago Kathleen Brown-Lindstrom Thank you
2486 1 year ago Dosier Hammond
2485 1 year ago Billie Lee Langley
2484 1 year ago Paul Boekkooi We think of you in these difficult days and pray that justice will be on your side!
2483 1 year ago Joel Gates
2482 1 year ago Jeremy Greenberg Kickass.
2481 1 year ago Caroline Kopel
2480 1 year ago John Meeks
2479 1 year ago Carol Scheel Your courage inspires me to step up.
2478 1 year ago Mohammed Alsaleh Alsaleh
2477 1 year ago Marilyn Grasso Thank you and God bless your work.
2476 1 year ago Ruth Sousa
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