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.



26-50 of 4275 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
4250 1 year ago Jeff Hopkins
4249 1 year ago Joanna Fong
4248 1 year ago Rand Guthrie
4247 1 year ago Sheena Leng
4246 1 year ago Helen Stiefvater Never give up. Thank you!
4245 1 year ago Cornelia Flothow
4244 1 year ago Dany Cote You did the right thing! We got one of these bomb trains that exploded here in downtown Lac Mégantic,Québec in 2014 causing multiple deaths ,injuries & millions of dollars lost on the local economy ...
4243 1 year ago Rick Blanchett
4242 1 year ago Sheri Deal-Tyne
4241 1 year ago Anna Wilson You are an inspiration to all those who are striving to defend this planet. Stay strong. We support your efforts. X
4240 1 year ago Paul Romano
4239 1 year ago Jon Wilhelms
4238 1 year ago William Cote
4237 1 year ago Devin Royer
4236 1 year ago Helen Kinlan
4235 1 year ago Jean Thomas
4234 1 year ago Marjean Doden
4233 1 year ago Robina Mapstone
4232 1 year ago Michael and Barbara Hill We applaud your commitment and courage. Thank you for standing up. Michael and Barbara Hill
4231 1 year ago Margaret Meehling
4230 1 year ago Lisa Citron Thank you!
4229 1 year ago Lance Biesele
4228 1 year ago ElsaMarie Butler
4227 1 year ago Les Berenson MD Thanks for your persistent courage and leadership
4226 1 year ago Maryann Thomas
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