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.

3426-3450 of 4275 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
850 1 year ago Cheryl Gross Courage, integrity, compassion - you five have it all.
849 1 year ago Jeffrey Hawkins Wonderful. And thank you, thank you, thank you.
848 1 year ago Paul Crouser There are a lot of people who respect what you did. I am certainly one of them! Thank you.
847 1 year ago Sandi Cornez
846 1 year ago David Doherty Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you and thank you!!!!!
845 1 year ago LJay Jackson
844 1 year ago Richard Klein Courage is as courage does. Fear a future filled only with forgotten dreams. Keep up the noble effort to keep this planet habitable.
843 1 year ago Mark McCarron-Fraser Thank you! We need more climate warriors.
842 1 year ago Mary Anne Manigian We all need to have your courage xxxxx
841 1 year ago Margaret Ames What you did took a lot of courage. Thank you.
840 1 year ago Pamela McCann
839 1 year ago Sophie de Vries Thank you for your courage and tenacity.
838 1 year ago Raymond Lynch Thanks
837 1 year ago Pete Cooper
836 1 year ago Ruth Harmon
835 1 year ago Gwen Ferry These citizens had every right to bring attention to a very dangerous action. They deserve to be set free, not put in jail. They saw a wrong and tried to right it because there was no other way!
834 1 year ago Diane Lahren Thank-you!!
833 1 year ago Tracey Crumble-King
832 1 year ago Scott Calman
831 1 year ago Andrew Fox Thank you for standing up for what you believe in and for what you believe are the interests of other people.
830 1 year ago Grace Mccullohs Thank you.
829 1 year ago Diane Braca Hang in there guys, the world knows you are doing the right thing. Thank you for being so valiant!
828 1 year ago Pat Blake
827 1 year ago Maria Bosch
826 1 year ago Pete Cooper
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