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.



2576-2600 of 4276 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
1701 2.5 years ago Kerry Krebill Thank you for standing up for our earth. You are so brave.
1700 2.5 years ago Rohma Kellert Thank you for your true courage and love of humanity and Gaia. You are real heroes.
1699 2.5 years ago Merilyn Kraftenberg Thank you for your courage and commitment. It was appreciated by those of us who can't do that, but support you. Love.
1698 2.5 years ago Ray Dreyfus I'm not sure I would have the guts too do what you 5 did. bravo for your courage.
1697 2.5 years ago Kathleen Button
1696 2.5 years ago Daniel Shalit
1695 2.5 years ago Iris & Patty Yermak Thank you, Thank you, Thank you, Thank you, Thank you to each one of you. May God bless you and yours.
1694 2.5 years ago Joyce L Cochran No Comment
1693 2.5 years ago Mary Hanson Your courage and vulnerability are awesome. You deserve not just to go free, but to be heard nationwide. Thank you.
1692 2.5 years ago Wendy Little
1691 2.5 years ago Donn Davis Keep up the good fight!!!
1690 2.5 years ago Laurie Raymond As one of the Ground Zero community in the 90s, I understand the courage it takes to block a train. Thank you for your courageous action.
1689 2.5 years ago Britt Clemm
1688 2.5 years ago Katherine Glascock Thank you for being there for the rest of us. We, our children, and theirs, all thank you!
1687 2.5 years ago Jerry & Judy Klemm Thank you for taking a stand!
1686 2.5 years ago Holly Holtrop
1685 2.5 years ago Margaret O'Malley Your true heroes to all of us.
Thank you for your courage.
1684 2.5 years ago David Howerton I thank you for standing up for us in a timely manner.
1683 2.5 years ago Kathryne Cassis
1682 2.5 years ago Judy Masters
1681 2.5 years ago Elissa Faye
1680 2.5 years ago Katrina Smith
1679 2.5 years ago Alida Bockino You are showing us all how to stand up for what we believe in. Thank you so much.
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1678 2.5 years ago Alana Villanueva Your courage and commitment to do the right thing is an inspiration to all lovers of our beautiful living planet.
1677 2.5 years ago Timothy McGrew
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