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.

276-300 of 4275 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
4000 1 year ago Cheryl Fanson Love what you stand for! Best wishes from Plymouth England! ☺
3999 1 year ago Tayira Mora Black
3998 1 year ago Uta Gabler
3997 1 year ago Marisol Ca Abrazo GIGANTE desde Colombia, muchas bendiciones y seguimos apoyándolos.
3996 1 year ago John Geldmeier
3995 1 year ago Patrick Caron
3994 1 year ago Candida Grant Thank you for being willing to do what it takes.
3993 1 year ago Candida Grant
3992 1 year ago Claudia Alongi Thanks for being braver and a stronger than I!
3991 1 year ago Ronald Prosek Thanks for putting your bodies on the line for us and for all our planet.
3990 1 year ago JoBeth Dever Would I have had the courage to do what you did.
3989 1 year ago Paul Esslinger
3988 1 year ago Bruce Morgan Thanks for caring, and for having the courage to do something.
3987 1 year ago Brenda Ross
3986 1 year ago William LeBon Thanks so much! You guys rock!!!
3985 1 year ago Merle Michael Thanks for caring about the environment.
3984 1 year ago William Koch
3983 1 year ago Kent Grigg You are very thoughtful and brave.
3982 1 year ago Amy Douglass
3981 1 year ago Clara Olsen Thank you for your brave and honorable actions.
3980 1 year ago Barbara Brown
3979 1 year ago Ruth Consul
3978 1 year ago Peter Alrutz May the Truth Set You Free...with Thanks from Mother Earth and All Her Children !!!
3977 1 year ago Keven Johansen You rock!
3976 1 year ago Teddy Knight You are as inspirational as our local anti-war protestors who blocked ammunition trains in Concord, California. I am 80 years old, and I hope that your actions cause significant change in what is l...
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