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.

3401-3425 of 4276 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
876 2.8 years ago Melanie Hansen I cannot ever thank you enough. You are heroes!
875 2.8 years ago Timothy Gibbs I hope your selfless act motivates others to stand up and push back against the Big Money.
874 2.8 years ago Timothy Gibbs I hope your selfless act motivates others to stand up and push back against the Big Money.
873 2.8 years ago Jas Craig
872 2.8 years ago Eric Young
871 2.8 years ago Irene Calder
870 2.8 years ago Lisa Brodyaga
869 2.8 years ago Meredith George
868 2.8 years ago Kathleen Shores
867 2.8 years ago Robert Janusko You're doing the right thing. Thanks.
866 2.8 years ago Sandra Rosko Thank you!
865 2.8 years ago Todd Templeton
864 2.8 years ago Elizabeth Murray Your resistance actions are an example to us all. Thank you for your courage and leadership!
863 2.8 years ago Barbara Frey
862 2.8 years ago Leah Conroe-Luzius
861 2.8 years ago Katharina Zepic
860 2.8 years ago Albert Siniscalco
859 2.8 years ago Jim Goethel Thank you!
858 2.8 years ago Robert Beach
857 2.8 years ago Marsha Schmidt No Comment
856 2.8 years ago William Walters
855 2.8 years ago Jay Billings KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK
854 2.8 years ago Angela M. Garcia-Johnson Thank you for standing up and protecting our Earth and it's inhabitants. I hope someone organizes a way to fund your fines and missed work time and that justice is jail time!
853 2.8 years ago Karen Monsen Thank you!
852 2.8 years ago Sheri Flying Hawk Mahalo Nui
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