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 2.3 years ago Campbell Tate Thanks for standings strong , like a tree standing by the water, your fellowship,courage and grace are precious to a cynical public!!!!
1600 2.3 years ago James Langworthy
1599 2.3 years ago Jan Carlson
1598 2.3 years ago Mannon Hubbard
1597 2.3 years ago Corinne Levy
1596 2.3 years ago Thomas Robinson
1595 2.3 years ago Angela C Embree
1594 2.3 years ago Stephen Deutsch thank you!!
1593 2.3 years ago Kathy Wright
1592 2.3 years ago LARRY WARREN thanks
1591 2.3 years ago B. O'Neill
1590 2.3 years ago Douglas Firestone
1589 2.3 years ago steve carroll Thanks for what you are doing.
1588 2.3 years ago Delinke Freed Thank you for your courage and your commitment.
1587 2.3 years ago Mary Kuhr Thanks for saving our planet or sending a message.
1586 2.3 years ago Nina Rubich
1585 2.3 years ago Enid Crawford
1584 2.3 years ago Michael Carrico
1583 2.3 years ago Rita Melton
1582 2.3 years ago Mary and George Fricker Thank you for showing the way
1581 2.3 years ago Corinne g
1580 2.3 years ago Boyd Miller
1579 2.3 years ago Virginia Cotts BSN As a retired critical care nurse, I am very grateful for your efforts.
1578 2.3 years ago Cathy Merrill
1577 2.3 years ago Lindi Engelbrecht Well done heroes!!! lots of love
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