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.

1901-1925 of 4275 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
2375 1 year ago Rachel Nicol-Smith Thank you!!!
2374 1 year ago David Brodsky
2373 1 year ago Geoff Staker Thank you for your courage and perseverance.
2372 1 year ago Jerry Banks
2371 1 year ago Rana Schwartz
2370 1 year ago Gina Writz
2369 1 year ago Kerry C. Kelso You did the right thing and showed exceptional courage.
2368 1 year ago Jill Serpentelli Thank you for your efforts to protect our climate from a potential oil spill!
2367 1 year ago Ellen McKnight Thank you for standing up against insanity!
2366 1 year ago Robin Wiseman
2365 1 year ago Julie Adams
2364 1 year ago Arthur Jones
2363 1 year ago James Plagmann
2362 1 year ago Larry Cunningham And now with the Fossil Fuel Republican (and some Dem.) puppets in the US legislature overturning the decades old ban on exporting oil recently. it is even more urgent to block the shipmentsHopefully the Governor of Washington State will
do the right thing and help us out.
Thanks again. Larry.
And of course no coverage on this on lamestream corporate media "news".'); return false;">...
2361 1 year ago Bobbee Murr Sisters and brothers, you should get a community service award and recognition rather than what you're going through now.
2360 1 year ago Wayne Akagi thanks!
2359 1 year ago John Sachse
2358 1 year ago Daniel Aunkst
2357 1 year ago Linda Konicek Thanks and God Bless each of you.
2356 1 year ago John Weber
2355 1 year ago Terry Errett
2354 1 year ago Frank Pfost
2353 1 year ago John Weber
2352 1 year ago Dana Carpenter Thank you for your courageous efforts!
2351 1 year ago Ellen Fisher Thank you for acting to save us all from climate change disaster.
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