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.



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Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
825 1 year ago Gerard Couchoud
824 1 year ago Michael Stephenson Thank you for standing up for God's creation!
823 1 year ago Lorrie Potash
822 1 year ago Salvatore Greisofe Thank you!
821 1 year ago Brian Cronin Civil disobedience! Mr Thoreau would be proud.
820 1 year ago Angie Rabon Our brave and caring Delta 5...thank you for the love and dedication you have shown the environment and the world!
819 1 year ago Andrew Rooney Thank you for taking a stand against the insanity that is fracking.
818 1 year ago Carly Fiorello
817 1 year ago Rick Lambert
816 1 year ago Gregory Ojala
815 1 year ago Susan Woods Thanks.
814 1 year ago JoAnn Kruzshak Thanks!
813 1 year ago Paul Kelley
812 1 year ago Ray Krasko Kudos!
811 1 year ago Michael Guttman Thank you all for taking a stand. Good luck on your trial, but frankly you are not the ones who should be on trial!
810 1 year ago Chad Brown
809 1 year ago Avril Dannenbaum
808 1 year ago Vincent Mejia
807 1 year ago Adam Udovich
806 1 year ago Carol Kuelper Thank you for your courage!
805 1 year ago Stein Varjord The laws of society are important protection, but sometimes laws also protect those doing harm. Then civil disobedience is vital to tell society something is wrong. Punishing that is like punishing...
804 1 year ago William Doherty Thank you.
803 1 year ago belinda lawrence breese
802 1 year ago David Wright Keep fighting the good fight!
801 1 year ago Catherine Ballew Thank you for your action and bravery.
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