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.



3551-3575 of 4275 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
725 1 year ago James Donald Thomas
724 1 year ago Margaret Swaine We owe you a debt of gratitude. I hope when my grandchildren grow up and read about your achievements they will be filled with appreciation and gratitude.
723 1 year ago Jerry Peill I deeply admire you for your courage to act on your convictions to protect your community and send a message to a dangerous, uncaring industry.
722 1 year ago Teresa Edmonds
721 1 year ago James Zeman
720 1 year ago Theresa Thornburg
719 1 year ago Cynthia Sophiea Thank you for your courage and commitment!
718 1 year ago Jean Le Marquand Bravo to the Delta 5 for courageously fighting for what is right...namely, speaking out against shipments of volatile materials across the nation.
717 1 year ago Brennan England Way to go y'all! Keep fighting the good fight!
716 1 year ago Al & Linda Larson
715 1 year ago Kelli Lent
714 1 year ago Gina Lovelace
713 1 year ago Wes Thomas
712 1 year ago Judi Trecartin
711 1 year ago Donald McGrath Thanks for your courage and actions...
710 1 year ago Wendell Bradley You are a precursor to the return of democracy.
709 1 year ago MICAELA FIERRO Thank you! This act of courage deserves gratitude and not jail time. Let's keep
Fighting for the good and defeat future environmental negativity.
708 1 year ago Cheri Settle
707 1 year ago Joseph P Popp Ty
706 1 year ago Rochelle Werfel
705 1 year ago Gayle Kirma Thank you for your courage and dedication! With our Love,
Gayle, Glen & Family
704 1 year ago George McClelland We must all protect our ecology. Without a functional ecology, we all die.
703 1 year ago Derek Spragg Brave people. Thank you so much for doing what I would like to do but can't (age - 79, health and being a single parent with a 4 legged 'child'). A sad affair when citizens do something to...
702 1 year ago Judy Merrill thanks and thanks and thanks
701 1 year ago Patti Nolan
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