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 4275 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
775 2.2 years ago Diane Kossman
774 2.2 years ago Diane Kossman
773 2.2 years ago Diane Kossman
772 2.2 years ago Diane Kossman
771 2.2 years ago Patricia Morris Your BRAVERY is greatly admired!
770 2.2 years ago Richard Martin
769 2.2 years ago Douglas Walker Thanks!
768 2.2 years ago John Detweiler
767 2.2 years ago Cathy Litkei Greene
766 2.2 years ago Howard Mock Thanks for helping protect us!
765 2.2 years ago Mary Williams
764 2.2 years ago Al Borg Thanks to be an exemple for others. Thank for you abnegation , your courage, your humilty
763 2.2 years ago Mary Dickerson Thank you for your courage and strength!
762 2.2 years ago Chet Smolenski Bravo
761 2.2 years ago Allen Royer
760 2.2 years ago Christine Klunder
759 2.2 years ago Jennifer Rhoads Thank you for your courage and commitment!! You are HEROES!!
758 2.2 years ago Brian Benjamin You are brave souls.
Thank you all for your dedication.
757 2.2 years ago Ernesto Manrique de Miguel thanks for looking after our house
756 2.2 years ago Brian Cassidy
755 2.2 years ago Mary Jokela Thank you for being there, for your courage in support of integrity of our communities.
754 2.2 years ago Thomas Wittbrodt Thank you for working, at high risk, to prevent business as usual by those who have no conscience regarding extreme danger & ecological risk to Americans.
753 2.2 years ago Martha Equinox
752 2.2 years ago Margo Emrich
751 2.2 years ago Madeleine Drake Well done, guardians of the earth.
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