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
1351 2.3 years ago Karen Strickland Good luck! I'm very proud of the Delta 5.
1350 2.3 years ago Dennis Schafer
1349 2.3 years ago Maryl Myers Keep up the good fight!!!
1348 2.3 years ago Jacob Jonkman
1347 2.3 years ago Carol Rashford
1346 2.3 years ago Bettina Wilkinson
1345 2.3 years ago Carol Rideout
1344 2.3 years ago Kathryn Ryser You are a wonderful inspiration for all. More and more people will wake up to the action that must be taken to heal the earth because of your brave actions. Thank you from the bottom of my heart!
1343 2.3 years ago Jeffrey Silber
1342 2.3 years ago Adrian Rogers You're all heroes; the world cannot manage without people like you!
1341 2.3 years ago Elizabeth Werner
1340 2.3 years ago Colleen Mellors Your bravery is a shining example. You should be rewarded, not prosecuted. Good luck.
1339 2.3 years ago Jerome Roth
1338 2.3 years ago Suzanne Marsh Thank you for standing up for others and our environment. I appreciate your courageous act. I pray for a positive outcome for all of you.
1337 2.3 years ago Helen Dolden You are heroes.
1336 2.3 years ago Mark McHugh
1335 2.3 years ago Sonia Mama
1334 2.3 years ago Carol Quintyne
1333 2.3 years ago Amelia D. Hopkins Thank you
1332 2.3 years ago Karen Millward
1331 2.3 years ago Inge Knudson Bravo.
1330 2.3 years ago Ashley Baker Thank you!
1329 2.3 years ago Daryl Kerrigan
1328 2.3 years ago Alan Yamamoto
1327 2.3 years ago Therese Ryan
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