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.



2376-2400 of 4276 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
1901 2.8 years ago Mary Paterson How brave you are!
1900 2.8 years ago Judy Smario-Johnson
1899 2.8 years ago Michael KochKetola
1898 2.8 years ago Pat Pearson You have fought the good fight......thank you so much!
1897 2.8 years ago Susanna Askins Heroes!
1896 2.8 years ago Robin Bushey Our world is better and safer for the courage of people like you. Thank you!
1895 2.8 years ago Juan Lopez Don't give up. Thanks.
1894 2.8 years ago Noah Baen
1893 2.8 years ago Andrew Peat
1892 2.8 years ago Juanita J. High
1891 2.8 years ago Juanita J. High
1890 2.8 years ago Judith Wraight
1889 2.8 years ago Richard Pietz
1888 2.8 years ago Michael Stone
1887 2.8 years ago Susannne Haas Thank you for making everyone think twice about the trains. We owe you so much for the sacrifice you have made. Many many people agree with you and support you in your efforts to stop the environme...
1886 2.8 years ago Barb Slessman
1885 2.8 years ago Thomas Dunne
1884 2.8 years ago Lynn Rodden Way to go!
1883 2.8 years ago Karen Erlandson You honor us all with your noble, courageous act. I am in awe of you. Bravery in the face of big money & power in this country is a rarity. I am humbled by your courage of conviction. You are t...
1882 2.8 years ago Denise Ward
1881 2.8 years ago Susan Pierson Thanks so much - courage.
1880 2.8 years ago Steve Turner Thanks for putting your time and effort into this most important issue!
1879 2.8 years ago Constance Scudder No Comment
1878 2.8 years ago Betty Kaine I don't know why I didn't hear about this until now but: Thank you all! for having the guts and fortitude to go to the extent you did. I'm hopeful your courage will inspire others who think they can...
1877 2.8 years ago Susan Pezzino We cannot thank you enough.
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