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.

3276-3300 of 4276 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
1001 2.8 years ago Tracy Farwell Personal risk to intercept epochal risk. Words can't describe our profound gratitude.
1000 2.8 years ago Charles Tidwell I believe your actions may have saved lives. I hate the idea of these rolling rickety fire bombs. What a great target for acts of terrorism. Without any protection or guarantees of safety, they put ...
999 2.8 years ago Rich Voelkel Way to go!
998 2.8 years ago Victoria Webb
997 2.8 years ago Megan Hoerler Thank You
996 2.8 years ago Jeanne Buckman Thanks for taking action when it was needed.
995 2.8 years ago Farah Germain TY
994 2.8 years ago Diane Kossman
993 2.8 years ago Diane Kossman
992 2.8 years ago Diane Kossman
991 2.8 years ago Diane Kossman
990 2.8 years ago Diane Kossman
989 2.8 years ago Patricia Morris Your BRAVERY is greatly admired!
988 2.8 years ago Richard Martin
987 2.8 years ago Douglas Walker No Comment
986 2.8 years ago John Detweiler
985 2.8 years ago Cathy Litkei Greene
984 2.8 years ago Howard Mock Thanks for helping protect us!
983 2.8 years ago Mary Williams
982 2.8 years ago Al Borg Thanks to be an exemple for others. Thank for you abnegation , your courage, your humilty
981 2.8 years ago Mary Dickerson Thank you for your courage and strength!
980 2.8 years ago Chet Smolenski Bravo
979 2.8 years ago Allen Royer
978 2.8 years ago Christine Klunder
977 2.8 years ago Jennifer Rhoads Thank you for your courage and commitment!! You are HEROES!!
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