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 4275 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
950 1 year ago Rudi Mortimer courage
949 1 year ago David Hissey
948 1 year ago Nancy D'Angelo Thanks for stepping up for a meaningful cause.
947 1 year ago Robert Rothman
946 1 year ago Thomas Canavan We need more people like you.
945 1 year ago Elisabeth Sifton
944 1 year ago Jose Gomez Martinez
943 1 year ago Fred Snowden thank you of your courage to act!
942 1 year ago Amy Thompson My sincere gratitude to those of you who are willing to sacrifice SO much, on behalf of the rest of us cowards who wish we were as strong and resigned as you all are. You are true heroes, and in the...
941 1 year ago Gloria Burd Thank you for speaking truth to power! :-)
940 1 year ago Sarah Amy Thorson
939 1 year ago Donald Barrie ❤️❤️❤️❤️
938 1 year ago George Tellez THANK YOU FOR DOING THE BRAVE THING TO DO FOR ALL OF US. ❤️
937 1 year ago Crystal Johnson On behalf of Gaia, thank you!
936 1 year ago Marjorie Vandervoort thank you from us others out here.
935 1 year ago Charmaine Pulgados
934 1 year ago L. Nausner Thank you for taking action.
and remember - You are not alone!
933 1 year ago Nancy Oliver So much gratitude and respect for what you've done. Thank you.
932 1 year ago Blanca Staton
931 1 year ago Brian Herndon Thank you for your courage and sacrifice
930 1 year ago Pierre St-Vincent Thank you champions !
929 1 year ago Nancy Ogilvie Thank you for taking such a courageous stand -- may you be an inspiration to me and countless others to follow in your footsteps until we're clearly leaving a viable, vibrant planet for future gener...
928 1 year ago Roberto Flores Congrats guys!! Keep going!!
927 1 year ago Martha Coulter Laing Proud of you
926 1 year ago Brett Busang You exemplify what conscience can do when it chooses, not to lash out, but to find a target and, by exposing it, protect a wider community. I want to you for putting yourselves at risk for the grea...
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