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
1051 2.8 years ago Gwen Ferry These citizens had every right to bring attention to a very dangerous action. They deserve to be set free, not put in jail. They saw a wrong and tried to right it because there was no other way!
1050 2.8 years ago Diane Lahren Thank-you!!
1049 2.8 years ago Tracey Crumble-King
1048 2.8 years ago Scott Calman
1047 2.8 years ago Andrew Fox Thank you for standing up for what you believe in and for what you believe are the interests of other people.
1046 2.8 years ago Grace Mccullohs No Comment
1045 2.8 years ago Diane Braca Hang in there guys, the world knows you are doing the right thing. Thank you for being so valiant!
1044 2.8 years ago Pat Blake
1043 2.8 years ago Maria Bosch
1042 2.8 years ago Pete Cooper
1041 2.8 years ago Michael Stephenson Thank you for standing up for God's creation!
1040 2.8 years ago Lorrie Potash
1039 2.8 years ago Salvatore Greisofe Thank you!
1038 2.8 years ago Brian Cronin Civil disobedience! Mr Thoreau would be proud.
1037 2.8 years ago Angie Rabon Our brave and caring Delta 5...thank you for the love and dedication you have shown the environment and the world!
1036 2.8 years ago Andrew Rooney Thank you for taking a stand against the insanity that is fracking.
1035 2.8 years ago Carly Fiorello
1034 2.8 years ago Rick Lambert
1033 2.8 years ago Gregory Ojala
1032 2.8 years ago Susan Woods Thanks.
1031 2.8 years ago JoAnn Kruzshak No Comment
1030 2.8 years ago Paul Kelley
1029 2.8 years ago Ray Krasko Kudos!
1028 2.8 years ago Michael Guttman Thank you all for taking a stand. Good luck on your trial, but frankly you are not the ones who should be on trial!
1027 2.8 years ago Chad Brown
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