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.



2976-3000 of 4275 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
1300 1 year ago Diana Ashurst
1299 1 year ago Kathie Mennetti
1298 1 year ago Patrick McGowan Brtavo11
1297 1 year ago Ingrid Barry
1296 1 year ago Judy Franzblau
1295 1 year 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 ...
1294 1 year ago Edward Duhaime
1293 1 year ago Ellyn Kielb Thank you for your service!
1292 1 year ago Chris Griffiths Top shelf people.
Thanks for having such courage.
Chris Griffiths.
1291 1 year ago Margaret Jeune Thank you for protecting your community from the bomb train.
1290 1 year ago Daniel Polinder Thank you!
1289 1 year ago Terri Reischl
1288 1 year ago Jeanine Maland Thank you for being your truest selves in these revolutionary times.
1287 1 year ago Rayburn Wiley
1286 1 year ago Corolann Anderson I honor your integrity and your courage, thank you for being a risk taker.
1285 1 year ago Meghan Kearns
1284 1 year ago Christine Zane THANK YOU FOR YOUR COMMITMENT AND BRAVERY!
1283 1 year ago L Defranco
1282 1 year ago Harold Keller
1281 1 year ago Allie Stokes
1280 1 year ago Catherine Ayoub
1279 1 year ago Sylvia Cardella
1278 1 year ago Gary Hanks Thanks for your courage and sacrifice in defending the planet.
1277 1 year ago Arden Engel
1276 1 year ago Joyce O'Halloran
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