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.



3476-3500 of 4275 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
800 1 year ago Mark Krain Keep on keeping on.
799 1 year ago Dawn Ferro
798 1 year ago Joan Westlake Every generation has their heroes. Thank you for being ours!
797 1 year ago Cindy Zamorski
796 1 year ago David Longacre Thank you, thank you, thank you.....you bring tears to my eyes!
795 1 year ago Marvin Woods
794 1 year ago Teresa Vazquez
793 1 year ago Rochelle Moser Thank you!
792 1 year ago Gerald Brothen
791 1 year ago Janet Binette
790 1 year ago Robert Oldham Thank you for speaking truth to power and for standing firm against the tyranny of the fossil fuel industry in forcing communities to accept the risks of death and destruction as well as environment...
789 1 year ago Linda Brush You stepped up for what you believe in and tried to protect your communities. Good on you!
788 1 year ago Craig Ohlmann Your courage and dedication is a voice for everyone that cares about whats right. Thank You.
787 1 year ago Stephanie Moellman
786 1 year ago Gary Hild Thanks to all of you for placing yourselves in a position that has cost you dearly. I would have been there,but regretfully have few resources and a family to care for.
785 1 year ago Carolyn Lattanzio Thank you for your courage, I'm sure this has not been easy for you and your families. Best wishes!
784 1 year ago Karen Murphy
783 1 year ago Tracy Farwell Personal risk to intercept epochal risk. Words can't describe our profound gratitude.
782 1 year ago Charles Tidwell I believe your actions may have saved lives. I hate the idea of these rolling rickety fire bombs. What a great target for acts of terrorism. Without any protection or guarantees of safety, they put ...
781 1 year ago Rich Voelkel Way to go!
780 1 year ago Victoria Webb
779 1 year ago Megan Hoerler Thank You
778 1 year ago Jeanne Buckman Thanks for taking action when it was needed.
777 1 year ago Farah Germain TY
776 1 year ago Diane Kossman
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