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.

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Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
1375 1 year ago Pat Powers-Jaeger
1374 1 year ago Kay Becker GREAT JOB!!!!!!!!
1373 1 year ago Winton Wirt
1372 1 year ago Sandra Mckelvey
1371 1 year ago James Dickerson Solidarity !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
1370 1 year ago George Melby Hang in there and never, never, NEVER give up!
1369 1 year ago Cecily Lopes Bernie Sanders!!!
1368 1 year ago Kathy Mayes
1367 1 year ago William Fisk
1366 1 year ago John Christopher
1365 1 year ago Katherine Treffinger Thank you for your courage.
1364 1 year ago Pamela Letourneau It takes courage, commitment to take action as you have done. I support you all the way for standing up, really standing up. That's what the rest of us will ultimately have to do to reverse our de...
1363 1 year ago Maria Gifford Best of luck and thank you so much for your stand!!
1362 1 year ago Steven Nasta
1361 1 year ago Anthony Raiber
1360 1 year ago John Martin
1359 1 year ago Debbie Oberhausen Thank you. May we all be as brave.
1358 1 year ago Marisa Davis
1357 1 year ago Andrew McNerney Thank you
1356 1 year ago Janice Dodson
1355 1 year ago Becca Calhoun You have the courage of your convictions. Thank you.
1354 1 year ago Shawna Hanson I am grateful for your caring commitment to our planet!
1353 1 year ago Roger Easterday
1352 1 year ago Eileen Morrison Thank You
1351 1 year ago Karen Strickland Good luck! I'm very proud of the Delta 5.
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