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.

2551-2575 of 4276 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
1726 2.8 years ago William Brown I admire your committment.
1725 2.8 years ago Willetta Clark Thanks for your extraordinary commitment to keep our communities safe.
1724 2.8 years ago Marilyn Sandow Kudos and many thanks for your efforts and commitment. Hopefully our children's children will be here.
1723 2.8 years ago Tigue Devine Dear Mike, Patrick, Jackie, Liz and Abby:

Whereas you have shown undeniable valor by placing your safety, freedom and comfort at risk to protect our communities from climate disruption. ...
1722 2.8 years ago Sandra Miller You rock!
1721 2.8 years ago Kenny Rich way to stand up for those of us who don't have this opportunity
1720 2.8 years ago Elizabeth Taylor
1719 2.8 years ago Diane Cadonau I wish I were fully recovered from my stroke. I admire the heck out of you guys
1718 2.8 years ago Mike Belanger
1716 2.8 years ago Pete Coombs Hope the media keeps on top of your story to the finish!
1715 2.8 years ago Cathy Goldwater good job, guys! Climate heroes....
1714 2.8 years ago Sally Nelson Thank you for doing the job our government should be doing! !
1713 2.8 years ago George Williams Bravo! and Many Thanks
1712 2.8 years ago Rick Fletcher
1711 2.8 years ago dave labish You guys, and girl got balls, I gotta say that. Thank you
1710 2.8 years ago Donald Panza Thank you for your courage to do what was needed.
1709 2.8 years ago Audrey Armstrong
1708 2.8 years ago Tim Cavanaugh
1707 2.8 years ago Leslie Just
1706 2.8 years ago Jaci Guerena Thank you for being diligent and brave citizens!
1705 2.8 years ago Benjamin Etgen
1704 2.8 years ago Marie Riccardi
1703 2.8 years ago Amy Skocik Thank you for standing up for what you believe in.
1702 2.8 years ago Peter Halter Thanks and good luck!
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