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.

2701-2725 of 4275 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
1575 1 year ago Liv Hempel We owe you!
1574 1 year ago Daniel Oseguera You have set a great example, we stand by you.
1573 1 year ago Linda Bledgen Thank you for your commitment and courage to protect our planet and future.
1572 1 year ago Judy Johnson We need thousands more like you but you should never have to to suffer for your bravery and the right to free speech. Thank you a thousand thousand times.
1571 1 year ago Tami Strong
1570 1 year ago Shirley Cason Jenkins You are our heroes!
We thank you, love you and pray for your freedom and the
future of us all.
1569 1 year ago Greg Smith
1568 1 year ago Krista Lohr
1567 1 year ago Jim Smith
1566 1 year ago M. Mabbitt THANK YOU THANK YOU! Come visit the Ground Zero Base for Non Violent Action in Poulsbo, WA too.
1565 1 year ago Anthony Brancato
1564 1 year ago Sharon Vickery Thank You!! For all your hard work!!!
1563 1 year ago Jaroslaw Hruzewicz Thank you
1562 1 year ago Lucille Chagnon Great!!!
1561 1 year ago Norma Versakos Thank you for your brave action!
1560 1 year ago Margaret van Naerssen I admire your commitment standing for your community being such models for others -- in spite of the legal risks you face.
1559 1 year ago Tim Isom Thank you for showing us all what people can do working together against threats to our citizens and our environment.
1558 1 year ago Renee Hopkins
1557 1 year ago Michelle Freedman
1556 1 year ago Terri Robb
1555 1 year ago Patricia McCaulwy
1554 1 year ago Ad Ross Good work, guys.
1553 1 year ago Loretta Lehman
1552 1 year ago Robert Aceto
1551 1 year ago Dennis Wright Thank you for taking a stand. May exoneration find you soon.
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