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.

3251-3275 of 4275 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
1025 1 year ago Hattie Irene Blanchard Thank you all. Soon my zip code will be 98257, and I'm proud of the awareness in Washington.
1024 1 year ago Joan Allison
1023 1 year ago John Perkins Well done ladies and gentlemen - I hope get off scot-free !
1022 1 year ago Tracy Wang
1021 1 year ago Jed Staley From all of us, Thank You!
1020 1 year ago Andrew Robinson My children and grandchildren and great grandchildren and I thank you.
1019 1 year ago Richard Burlage
1018 1 year ago Duane Niatum I admire what you have done and support your efforts. We must continue the fight against those who ignore or deny climate change and its horrendous consequences.
1017 1 year ago Dan M. Mountain The honor is ours, you're are a gift to the planet. We're blessed to be in the company of people like you.
1016 1 year ago julie kirsh great
1015 1 year ago Dagny Du Val Well done ! You have the courage to stand up for what you and many of us believe is vitally important. But your taking the risks is extraordinary and we applaud and support you !
1014 1 year ago Jaclyn Miller
1013 1 year ago Patricia Ehline
1012 1 year ago Susan Backes You are my heroes
1011 1 year ago Millie Simmons Thank you for taking a stand...
1010 1 year ago Frank Kolwicz
1009 1 year ago Cheri Pann
1008 1 year ago Zoe Bird
1007 1 year ago Robert Curry Thanks!
1006 1 year ago Beatrice Stodola Thank you and good luck.
1005 1 year ago Betty Voelker WOW! You done good, kids!!! THANK YOU so much for taking the stand against pollution, lethal bomb trains, and FOR protecting your communities, nature, and the Climate.
If I had the money I'...
1004 1 year ago Neil Hamrin well done
1003 1 year ago Austin Maylath Thank you!
1002 1 year ago Heather Florian
1001 1 year ago Margot Fogerson
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