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.



3451-3475 of 4276 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
826 2.8 years ago linda bush-insley Five of my heroes!! Thank you!
825 2.8 years ago Kathryn Moore Your Brave Actions are Outstanding.
824 2.8 years ago May Spiridon
823 2.8 years ago George Henry
822 2.8 years ago Peter Buitrago Many people care about what you are doing. I am one who cares. Thank you so very much. My grandchildren say they love you all.
821 2.8 years ago Mary McDonald It was absolutely the right thing to do... I salute your bravery.
820 2.8 years ago Tom Shetterly Thank you for taking an admirable stand against climate disruption. Your bravery should be an inspiration to all of us who daily fight the battles against Big Oil and a corrupt Government. Be carefu...
819 2.8 years ago Michael VanZant thank you!
818 2.8 years ago Robert Mortimer You are fighting the good fight--thanks.
817 2.8 years ago William Knight Thank You
816 2.8 years ago Susan Jacobson
815 2.8 years ago Deborah Humbert Many thanks for your valor!
814 2.8 years ago Christine Needham
813 2.8 years ago Ira Kalmus
812 2.8 years ago Jt Hyland
811 2.8 years ago Terrie Williams Hang in there, with unity you will win!
810 2.8 years ago Anne Garcia Garland I'm a fan of passive resistance to the elements whose behavior threatens our planet's health. Thank you.
809 2.8 years ago Michael Rynes
808 2.8 years ago Alan Lish
807 2.8 years ago Lara Burr
806 2.8 years ago Nicholas Ward Way to go folks, great job...
805 2.8 years ago Mary Detrick
804 2.8 years ago Katharina Zepic
803 2.8 years ago Philip Creech
802 2.8 years ago Anonymous Yo 5,
Your kind is rare these days. In the 60s and 70s they were legion.
Then they became middle class family people livin in the burbs.

Thank you for putting it on the line for the...
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