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.

3501-3525 of 4276 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
776 2.8 years ago Katharina Zepic
775 2.8 years ago Kyle Clark Thank you!!
774 2.8 years ago Shirley Mike
773 2.8 years ago Jane Leslie
772 2.8 years ago Joanne Zimbler Thank you!! You truly are all heroes!!!
771 2.8 years ago Cathy Scott No Comment
770 2.8 years ago Judy Dubin
769 2.8 years ago Mark Damon
768 2.8 years ago Evelyn Thacker
767 2.8 years ago Constance DeRooy Thanks for your courage. We're with you!
766 2.8 years ago Claire Slattery-Quintanilla
765 2.8 years ago Gerri Wiley Thank you, Climate Action Leaders!
764 2.8 years ago Diane Saffitz Thank you, brave neighbors!
763 2.8 years ago Elizabeth Neily Thank you for your generosity and your rage!!
762 2.8 years ago Marya Roddis
761 2.8 years ago Patricia Angevine
760 2.8 years ago Hannah Rees
759 2.8 years ago Lou Turk
758 2.8 years ago Lisa G
757 2.8 years ago Davis Wolf
756 2.8 years ago Elena La Rosa
755 2.8 years ago Jo Sanders
754 2.8 years ago Robert Johnson Thank you for caring and for your actions.
753 2.8 years ago Char Esser
752 2.8 years ago Douglas Redding
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