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.

2051-2075 of 4275 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
2225 1 year ago Lois Thetford Your actions reflect on us all and the many who have gone before you. Thank you. I'm
2224 1 year ago Robert Young
2223 1 year ago Paul Keohane
2222 1 year ago Pamela Tuson Thank you for your courage and resolve to do something! You are all Heros!
2221 1 year ago Susan Nienstedt Thanks!
2220 1 year ago Eric Hirshik
2219 1 year ago Lois Heintz
2218 1 year ago Bea N Thank you
2217 1 year ago Bea N Thank you
2216 1 year ago Bea N Thank you
2215 1 year ago Linda Meade
2214 1 year ago Portia Clark
2213 1 year ago Ann Hibbard Thank you!
2212 1 year ago Alyssa Hall Thank you for your care and concern of environmental issues!
2211 1 year ago Adam Cornford Thanks for setting a great example for the rest of us. We'll stand by you.
2210 1 year ago Janet Rome
2209 1 year ago Lois Young
2208 1 year ago Bette Letscher Thank you for your courageous act!
2207 1 year ago Kirk Bails
2206 1 year ago Richard Fedder If you still have legal fees, tell us how to contribute.
2205 1 year ago Debra Fox Thank you for taking a stand to protect your home.
2204 1 year ago John Denning Thank you for your courage.
2203 1 year ago Viola Hernandez
2202 1 year ago Eloise Cranka
2201 1 year ago Barry Winkler Doing the work that we should also be doing. Good job!
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