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 4275 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
1600 1 year ago James Langworthy
1599 1 year ago Jan Carlson
1598 1 year ago Mannon Hubbard
1597 1 year ago Corinne Levy
1596 1 year ago Thomas Robinson
1595 1 year ago Angela C Embree
1594 1 year ago Stephen Deutsch thank you!!
1593 1 year ago Kathy Wright
1592 1 year ago LARRY WARREN thanks
1591 1 year ago B. O'Neill
1590 1 year ago Douglas Firestone
1589 1 year ago steve carroll Thanks for what you are doing.
1588 1 year ago Delinke Freed Thank you for your courage and your commitment.
1587 1 year ago Mary Kuhr Thanks for saving our planet or sending a message.
1586 1 year ago Nina Rubich
1585 1 year ago Enid Crawford
1584 1 year ago Michael Carrico
1583 1 year ago Rita Melton
1582 1 year ago Mary and George Fricker Thank you for showing the way
1581 1 year ago Corinne g
1580 1 year ago Boyd Miller
1579 1 year ago Virginia Cotts BSN As a retired critical care nurse, I am very grateful for your efforts.
1578 1 year ago Cathy Merrill
1577 1 year ago Lindi Engelbrecht Well done heroes!!! lots of love
1576 1 year ago Joseph Ginger
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