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
1275 1 year ago Jill Alibrandi
1274 1 year ago William Lynn THANKS!
1273 1 year ago Patricia Rizzo Thanks for you efforts on behalf of "We the People"!! We need more people like you. Ever grateful.
1272 1 year ago Rose P-P Thank you!
1271 1 year ago Debbie Regan Thank you for taking a stand in something you and all of us believe!
1270 1 year ago Randy Pape
1269 1 year ago Robert Greiss thank you for all your hard work
1268 1 year ago Bridgid Persephone Newman-Henson Thank you for defending us from the insanity of big oil!
1267 1 year ago Janet Paisley
1266 1 year ago Lisa Konrad
1265 1 year ago David Hartwig
1264 1 year ago Nieba Paige Thank you for your courage and sacrifice for all!
1263 1 year ago Kimberley Altenburg
1262 1 year ago Megan Michaels your courage, energy, and sacrifice is inspirational! Blessed be.
1261 1 year ago Linda Franz
1260 1 year ago Rob Weltman Thank you for protecting life and health!
1259 1 year ago Larry Phillips Thank you !!!!!
1258 1 year ago WAYNE SPICER We need several teams like yours. When they lock you up another team blocks up the train & then when they get locked up another team takes over. Keep this going as long as you can.
1257 1 year ago D Bray
1256 1 year ago Joan Zaluska Thank you for standing for what is right to protect people from environmental disasters.
1255 1 year ago David Cavallo Thank you for your courage
1254 1 year ago Maritza Carrera
1253 1 year ago Bodhi Goforth Thank you for your courage and inspired grace. Your actions are a beacon of hope and light for all who stand in support of environmental justice.
With gratitude and love,
Bodhi G.
1252 1 year ago Michele Nihipali
1251 1 year ago Thomas Sanger
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