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 4275 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
875 2.2 years ago Timothy Wong
874 2.2 years ago Deborah Bartlett
873 2.2 years ago Ron Hastings Thank's to all of you for taking a brave stand for common sense protest. It's a crying shame that our leaders can't seem to understand that there is something more important than GREED FOR UNLIMITED...
872 2.2 years ago Priscilla Smith
871 2.2 years ago Elena Jurgela Thank you for your courageous act.
870 2.2 years ago henry biggins
869 2.2 years ago Seth Quinto May God Bless YOU ALL!!! Thank you for your passionate defense of what most of us hold so dear!!
868 2.2 years ago Joe Moye
867 2.2 years ago Michael Christner
866 2.2 years ago Elizabeth Pendleton
865 2.2 years ago Brian McKinlay Thanks for your inspiration! My daughter looks up to you
864 2.2 years ago Michelle Ketcherside
863 2.2 years ago Peter Grant
862 2.2 years ago Lisa Junco
861 2.2 years ago Shelly Uyeda Thank you!
860 2.2 years ago Caryl Johnson
859 2.2 years ago Valerie Reynolds
858 2.2 years ago Eric Conrad You Rock!!! Thank you for your courage and tenacity for protecting our world!
857 2.2 years ago Mark Grundy Pure bravery! Nice job! Wish you the best!
856 2.2 years ago Carol Jagiello Thank You- Direct Action is essential - Your courageous act encourages others to peacefully engage and stand for all our futures.
855 2.2 years ago Dona Monterrelli Thank you for taking a courageous stand and showing all of us how we can make a difference for our planet and humanity by paying attention to what is happening right now.
854 2.2 years ago Donald Slaven Courage/Fortitude
853 2.2 years ago Marilyn Stratton-Zimmer Thank you, brave people.
852 2.2 years ago Katherine McCanlies
851 2.2 years ago Elizabeth Petrilli Thanks for your courage in defending our welfare.
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