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
2150 1 year ago Geraldine Proctor You are my heroes!
2149 1 year ago Rob Sackett
2148 1 year ago Miriam Carr Thank you for your courage and determination.
2147 1 year ago Mary Eastman Thank you for caring❤️
2146 1 year ago Dick Hoeft Thank you
2145 1 year ago Melody Jones
2144 1 year ago Lisa Johnson My heroes!
2143 1 year ago Mike Geare right-on! very proud to hear of your civil disobedience efforts. i have some history with the same approach out at the test site in nevada. the belmont test in the late 80's. thanks so much... mike
2142 1 year ago Dona Hoagland Thank you for your courage
2141 1 year ago S. R
2140 1 year ago S. R
2139 1 year ago Amy Ryberg
2138 1 year ago Jeff Burns
2137 1 year ago Zachary McAtee
2136 1 year ago Francesca Wigle You are all heroes! Thanks for standing up for Mother Earth and for all her citizens.
Peace be with you,
2135 1 year ago Callie White
2134 1 year ago Anna Tursich thanks for your conviction
2133 1 year ago Noel Parenti
2132 1 year ago Judith Halvorson
2131 1 year ago Noel Parenti
2130 1 year ago Nancy Hoop
2129 1 year ago Andrea Estrella
2128 1 year ago Aislyn Weinfeld
2127 1 year ago Jim Green KUDDO~!
2126 1 year ago Margaret Aspland Thanks
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