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.

2776-2800 of 4276 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
1501 2.8 years ago Robert Danders
1500 2.8 years ago Milo Matthews
1499 2.8 years ago Rick Romito
1498 2.8 years ago Leslee Goodman It is so hard to know what to do in the face of all that is wrong with our world. Thank you for finding and doing SOMETHING that successfully focused attention on a commonplace part of the wrong tha...
1497 2.8 years ago Griffin Okie
1496 2.8 years ago Charlean Schubert God be with you.
1495 2.8 years ago Susan North No Comment
1494 2.8 years ago Cynthia McWilliams Thank you for standing up for all of us. I hope trains and trucks carrying oil will be a thing of the past soon, and we can be safer and healthier, and people will not have to pay fines and go to j...
1493 2.8 years ago Paul Tobin Thank you so much
1492 2.8 years ago Diana Ashurst
1491 2.8 years ago Kathie Mennetti
1490 2.8 years ago Patrick McGowan Brtavo11
1489 2.8 years ago Ingrid Barry
1488 2.8 years ago Judy Franzblau
1487 2.8 years ago Sharla Dashew It is the bravery of people like you, that gives me hope. You are in the hallowed company of tim dechristophr, the kaayakers in seattle, and all others who put their bodies on the line to make our ...
1486 2.8 years ago Edward Duhaime
1485 2.8 years ago Ellyn Kielb Thank you for your service!
1484 2.8 years ago Chris Griffiths Top shelf people.
Thanks for having such courage.
Chris Griffiths.
1483 2.8 years ago Daniel Polinder Thank you!
1482 2.8 years ago Terri Reischl
1481 2.8 years ago Jeanine Maland Thank you for being your truest selves in these revolutionary times.
1480 2.8 years ago Rayburn Wiley
1479 2.8 years ago Cordann Anderson I honor your integrity and your courage, thank you for being a risk taker.
1478 2.8 years ago Meghan Kearns
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