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.

3326-3350 of 4276 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
951 2.8 years ago Brenton Wong
950 2.8 years ago Mel Friedman
949 2.8 years ago Susan Roberts Emery THANK YOU! You are Heros!
948 2.8 years ago Sebastien Hernalsteens
947 2.8 years ago J. Woodworth
946 2.8 years ago Margaret Campbell
945 2.8 years ago Peter Lawlor Bless you guys, for your courage and care for somany of us.
Peter Lawlor
944 2.8 years ago Elizabeth Como
943 2.8 years ago James Donald Thomas
942 2.8 years ago Margaret Swaine We owe you a debt of gratitude. I hope when my grandchildren grow up and read about your achievements they will be filled with appreciation and gratitude.
941 2.8 years ago Jerry Peill I deeply admire you for your courage to act on your convictions to protect your community and send a message to a dangerous, uncaring industry.
940 2.8 years ago Teresa Edmonds
939 2.8 years ago James Zeman
938 2.8 years ago Theresa Thornburg
937 2.8 years ago Cynthia Sophiea No Comment
936 2.8 years ago Brennan England Way to go y'all! Keep fighting the good fight!
935 2.8 years ago Al & Linda Larson
934 2.8 years ago Kelli Lent
933 2.8 years ago Gina Lovelace
932 2.8 years ago Wes Thomas
931 2.8 years ago Judi Trecartin
930 2.8 years ago Donald McGrath Thanks for your courage and actions...
929 2.8 years ago Wendell Bradley You are a precursor to the return of democracy.
928 2.8 years ago Micaela Fierro Thank you! This act of courage deserves gratitude and not jail time. Let's keep
Fighting for the good and defeat future environmental negativity.
927 2.8 years ago Cheri Settle
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