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.

351-375 of 4276 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
3926 2.8 years ago Cristina Thon Thank you !!
3925 2.8 years ago Jack Schneider Thank you!
3924 2.8 years ago Theone Stanley
3923 2.8 years ago Randy Donaldson Thank you for your dedication and steadfastness in the wake of all of this. You are all very brave to stand up and care enough to want to protect the health and safety of your fellow citizens, despi...
3922 2.8 years ago Donna Deese DELTA ROCKS!!! Thank y'all so much!
3921 2.8 years ago Becca Rokey Thank you for your bravery and for standing up for safety and for human lives. You matter.
3920 2.8 years ago Ron Keeney You've got to be kidding me! These five UNARMED protesters are facing jail time, while our federal government negotiates with ARMED TERRORISTS in Oregon trying to take over federal lands? What is ...
3919 2.8 years ago Trudi Wieduwilt Thank you! Your dedication and commitment to our environment and health are appreciated!!!
3918 2.8 years ago Peggy Binnion
3917 2.8 years ago Aviva Buschbaum
3916 2.8 years ago Tom Moss Thanks for your bravery.
3915 2.8 years ago Jill James Slowik
3914 2.8 years ago Suska Davis Hurrah for your efforts!!
3913 2.8 years ago Cathy Curtis
3912 2.8 years ago Giana Peranio-Paz
3911 2.8 years ago Yvonne Pratt
3910 2.8 years ago John Zahos
3909 2.8 years ago Steve Yoder Thanks for being brave and bold, vulnerable and weak. My prayers are with you as you make a sure defense and bear clear witness to the power of another Way.
3908 2.8 years ago Brenda Denton
3907 2.8 years ago Per-Olov Berg
3906 2.8 years ago Catherine Griffin
3905 2.8 years ago Susan Marone
3904 2.8 years ago Gretchen Messer
3903 2.8 years ago Briana Stirckland Thank you for your integrity and commitment. It reminds us that we can all be an agent of change. Blessings to each of you an. I am sure this has not come without some stress. Peace and strength to...
3902 2.8 years ago Barbara Hunter Awesome job guys!!!
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