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.

2676-2700 of 4276 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
1601 2.8 years ago James Karns
1600 2.8 years ago Phil Bandy
1599 2.8 years ago Jane Spaeth
1598 2.8 years ago Lynne Gould
1597 2.8 years ago Julia Bishop
1596 2.8 years ago Rob Leeper
1595 2.8 years ago Cheryl Chase
1594 2.8 years ago Catherine Scott
1593 2.8 years ago Sean Mont
1592 2.8 years ago Michael Phillips
1591 2.8 years ago Karen Burch Thank you all for DOING!!
1590 2.8 years ago Stephen Serafino Thanks for your courageous actions.
1589 2.8 years ago Howard Pflanzer
1588 2.8 years ago Mary Proteau You guys are an inspiration to us all! Carry on!
1587 2.8 years ago Gordon Sheidler
1586 2.8 years ago Renate and Lenore Suttle Hang in there!
1585 2.8 years ago Jean Lefebvre No Comment
1584 2.8 years ago Chris Putney Thank you in behalf of my son and I!!
1583 2.8 years ago Bolivar Ona
1582 2.8 years ago Lee Rogers Very brave folks; thank you!
1581 2.8 years ago Alek Hyra
1580 2.8 years ago Al Yanagisako God bless you! It is brave people like you who place your lives in the face of danger that can make for a safer world!
1579 2.8 years ago Elizabeth Wahl Thanks for your courage!
1578 2.8 years ago Jim Boxley Dear "5",
I was in High School when the very first Earth Day was recognized. I remember the elation among our young group. We just knew there would be no more days when just taking a breat...
1577 2.8 years ago Daniel MacDonald I envy your courage and support your efforts.
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