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.

501-525 of 4276 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
3776 2.8 years ago Hilary Cook Thanks for your inspiration.
3775 2.8 years ago Judith Nerbetski
3774 2.8 years ago Stephanie Young
3773 2.8 years ago Sonia Dettmann Thank you so much. You're true heroes.
3772 2.8 years ago Liza h
3771 2.8 years ago Anton Granger
3770 2.8 years ago Lawrence Davis
3769 2.8 years ago Sharon McCormick Way to go, y'all!! Thank you!!!
3768 2.8 years ago Matthew Foy
3767 2.8 years ago Laura Robinson Thanks for your dedication to the climate
3766 2.8 years ago Eva Mesina Thank you for your outstanding care for others.
3765 2.8 years ago Pat Richker
3764 2.8 years ago Ellen Kittell Many, many thanks for your courage and principles.
3763 2.8 years ago Patricia Curley A million thanks !!!
3762 2.8 years ago Kim Swinson
3761 2.8 years ago Sue McCluskey We owe you all a big thank you.
3760 2.8 years ago Hanna Bergers
3759 2.8 years ago Sara Fink
3758 2.8 years ago Myrna Sandbrand Thank you for your commitment and determination.
3757 2.8 years ago Nancy Pape Thanks for caring!
3756 2.8 years ago Ilona Sheehan
3755 2.8 years ago Per-Olov Berg
3754 2.8 years ago Carolyn Massey
3753 2.8 years ago Virginia Bottorff
3752 2.8 years ago Todd Gross Go get em!
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