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.

3376-3400 of 4275 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
900 2.2 years ago Joan Ingram-Eiser Well done!
899 2.2 years ago Rosa Zupancic Great job, well done
898 2.2 years ago Scott Clemens
897 2.2 years ago Maria Smith
896 2.2 years ago Rachel Baker
895 2.2 years ago Alan Smith
894 2.2 years ago Samantha Wearmouth
893 2.2 years ago michael tucker
892 2.2 years ago Gina Garcia We need more citizens like you who are willing to stand up and fight!
891 2.2 years ago Debbie Puckett You had the courage to do what I wish I had the courage to do. You stood on the side of RIGHT. Thank you!!
890 2.2 years ago James Carr
889 2.2 years ago Claire Daines
888 2.2 years ago Alison Roxby Thank you!!
887 2.2 years ago Richard Calk
886 2.2 years ago E Bunting
885 2.2 years ago Sharon Moulton Thank you for you courage. We need to learn from your example that we need to stand up to protect our environment and each other.
884 2.2 years ago Mike Weiss Thank you putting your wallets and your freedom second to the wellbeing of our planet. You stood up for what is right independent of the inconvenience and possible inconveniences it will cause you. ...
883 2.2 years ago David Kissinger
882 2.2 years ago Angela Basta
881 2.2 years ago Linda McCrosky
880 2.2 years ago Patti Gouker Thank you for your courage!
879 2.2 years ago Sally Henkes
878 2.2 years ago William Neill
877 2.2 years ago Janet Henne
876 2.2 years ago Jeff Reagan Thank you and wishing you the best!
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