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.

3176-3200 of 4275 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
1100 1 year ago Jessica Martinez
1099 1 year ago David Steiner delta 5 = heroes
bakken crude bomb train = criminals
1098 1 year ago Elizabeth Watkins
1097 1 year ago Maryln Zupicich
1096 1 year ago Martha Dilts Thank you for thinking of "everything" and I mean EVERYTHING--before yourselves! The courage of your convictions!
1095 1 year ago Duane Webster
1094 1 year ago Ale Abdo Ni!
1093 1 year ago Avril Carruthers Blessings and thanks.
1092 1 year ago Kathleen Aggers
1091 1 year ago Carl Skipworth
1090 1 year ago Kim Waycott
1089 1 year ago Steve Evans Thank you!
1088 1 year ago Raziel Streiff
1087 1 year ago Carol R Stevenson
1086 1 year ago Pierre Joris
1085 1 year ago Darlene Driver
1084 1 year ago Erna Robertson
1083 1 year ago Tracy Cawdrey Your awesome, Thanks.
1082 1 year ago Joyce Murchie
1081 1 year ago Michael Baglio
1080 1 year ago Jeremy France
1079 1 year ago Victor Kemp
1078 1 year ago Dan Healy
1077 1 year ago Bobby Drummond
1076 1 year ago Bobbie Oakland Thank you for your commitment courage, and integrity.
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