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.



2401-2425 of 4275 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
1875 1 year ago Steven Frey
1874 1 year ago Jerry Hampton Thanks for your work for climate change recognition.
1873 1 year ago Sharon Goldenberg
1872 1 year ago Michael and Barbara Hill Thank you for your courageous action and determination to do the right thing. You are all an inspiration.....
1871 1 year ago Barbara Stanger
1870 1 year ago Mitzi Frank
1869 1 year ago Mark Gresser true American spirit and true American heroes
1868 1 year ago Patricia Blevins
1867 1 year ago Debra Calkins
1866 1 year ago Mariano Enciso
1865 1 year ago Ron Brunell Thanks for your brave action for protecting our environment and our communities.
1864 1 year ago Kathy Barnett
1863 1 year ago Wiley McIntyre Keep up the great work!
1862 1 year ago Dr. Ronald Stroh
1861 1 year ago Lee Schondorf You guys didn't do it right. You should be following the way the armed White Supremacists are doing it in Burns Oregon. That way the government is afraid touch you!
1860 1 year ago Reg Stevens You rock!
1859 1 year ago M. Ross Baldwin I APPRECIATE YOUR COMMITMENT TO SPEAKING UP, SPEAKING OUT, AND MOST OF ALL SPEAKING TRUTH DIRECTLY TO POWER.
1858 1 year ago Rosemary Diaz Thank you for you taking a stand for what is right.
1857 1 year ago david Talleagle
1856 1 year ago Robert Thomas Thank you and know you are not alone, ever.
1855 1 year ago Richard Pollak Hope you've started the ball rolling.
1854 1 year ago E Attaras
1853 1 year ago Lola Swartz
1852 1 year ago Rhonda Oxley Thank you for your valor!!
1851 1 year ago Sandra Portillo-Robins Thank you for taking such a strong stand for all of us!
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