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
1325 1 year ago Lin Norris I am from Seattle and plan to retire in the Puget Sound area, so thank you for your efforts to protect and preserve the Northwest.
1324 1 year ago C Hall Thank you for having the courage to stand up!
1323 1 year ago Alex Balboa
1322 1 year ago Ruby Williams
1321 1 year ago Kirsten Lovett
1320 1 year ago Linda Duckworth Zowie you 5 - impressive!
1319 1 year ago Rachel Hebert
1318 1 year ago Mary Denton
1317 1 year ago Roslyn Hackshaw Well done. Thanks for standing up.
1316 1 year ago Christina Skoutaridou Hey guys! Thanks for all you have done! I hope it turns out ok for you! Sending lots of love <3
1315 1 year ago Dorothy Ross Your energy and willingness to face legal charges to help protect not only your own community but the future of our climate and the environment show outstanding qualities in caring humans. Your uns...
1314 1 year ago John Lowe
1313 1 year ago Janine Vinton
1312 1 year ago Dorothy Holmes
1311 1 year ago Elaine Cook Hope all goes well for you.
1310 1 year ago Mark Whitaker
1309 1 year ago Robert Danders
1308 1 year ago Milo Matthews
1307 1 year ago Rick Romito
1306 1 year 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...
1305 1 year ago Griffin Okie
1304 1 year ago Charlean Schubert God be with you.
1303 1 year ago Susan North thank you
1302 1 year 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...
1301 1 year ago Paul Tobin Thank you so much
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