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.

1801-1825 of 4276 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
2476 2.8 years ago Debra Wontor
2475 2.8 years ago Marcello Umbertone No Comment
2474 2.8 years ago MaryEllen Davidson
2473 2.8 years ago Ellie Kirchner Thank you. You are brave and honorable and are the Light - showing the way. Peaceful Warriors!
2472 2.8 years ago Tom Knott
2471 2.8 years ago Steve Graham Behind you all - all the way ! many thanks !
2470 2.8 years ago Helene Bank
2469 2.8 years ago Cynthia Bailey Big caring hearts! Thank you!
2468 2.8 years ago Dave Aguilar Keep strong!
2467 2.8 years ago Piotr Sroka
2466 2.8 years ago Michael Murphy
2465 2.8 years ago Theresa White Thank you very much
2464 2.8 years ago Donald Fabiano
2463 2.8 years ago Ernest Fuller
2462 2.8 years ago Edwin Hollowell
2461 2.8 years ago Donna Aarons
2460 2.8 years ago Anne Ekblad Thank you from me and my son!
2459 2.8 years ago Hunter Rayburn
2458 2.8 years ago Skip Edwards Thanks for your dedication, your courage and all you are going through on behalf of your family, friends, communities, strangers such as myself and all life everywhere. You are certainly heroes to b...
2457 2.8 years ago Linda Parrish
2456 2.8 years ago Karin Bates
2455 2.8 years ago Martha Hauser
2454 2.8 years ago Pat Shull Thank you!
2453 2.8 years ago K gibson Thank you for your fearless and courageous actions!
2452 2.8 years ago Susan Tempel
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