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.

3526-3550 of 4276 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
751 2.8 years ago Elizabeth Candlish
750 2.8 years ago Ricky Deodati No Comment
749 2.8 years ago Lory Doty Thank you for taking a stand
748 2.8 years ago Jane Lael Great work! Thank you for your courage!
747 2.8 years ago Garland Hicks Nice job!
746 2.8 years ago Joanne Wrighgt
745 2.8 years ago Hopi Schott thank u, x 1000
744 2.8 years ago Bill Cutting Thank you for your courageous and selfless action.
743 2.8 years ago Dave Finnigan Much gratitude.
742 2.8 years ago Karen Stimson
741 2.8 years ago Robert Brown
740 2.8 years ago Amanda Bautista Thank you! Wishing you all the best.
739 2.8 years ago Edna Brooks
738 2.8 years ago Howell Sherrod
737 2.8 years ago Maureen Plunkett You carry on a proud tradition of staunch activisim.
736 2.8 years ago Merrill Carter peace for all!!
thank you
735 2.8 years ago David Goldsmith
734 2.8 years ago Amy Cicalese
733 2.8 years ago Sarah S
732 2.8 years ago Ruth Torstenson LeMasters
731 2.8 years ago Jonathan Rowe
730 2.8 years ago Ann Hancock You are all my heroes!!
729 2.8 years ago Janet Schreiber
728 2.8 years ago Steve Hill
727 2.8 years ago Jackie. M Pringle No matter what know you are
all heros for our earth and
we respect you for standing
up to big industry .
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