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 1 year ago Joan Ingram-Eiser Well done!
899 1 year ago Rosa Zupancic Great job, well done
898 1 year ago Scott Clemens
897 1 year ago Maria Smith
896 1 year ago Rachel Baker
895 1 year ago Alan Smith
894 1 year ago Samantha Wearmouth
893 1 year ago michael tucker
892 1 year ago Gina Garcia We need more citizens like you who are willing to stand up and fight!
891 1 year 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 1 year ago James Carr
889 1 year ago Claire Daines
888 1 year ago Alison Roxby Thank you!!
887 1 year ago Richard Calk
886 1 year ago E Bunting
885 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago David Kissinger
882 1 year ago Angela Basta
881 1 year ago Linda McCrosky
880 1 year ago Patti Gouker Thank you for your courage!
879 1 year ago Sally Henkes
878 1 year ago William Neill
877 1 year ago Janet Henne
876 1 year ago Jeff Reagan Thank you and wishing you the best!
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