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.

526-550 of 4275 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
3750 2.2 years ago James D Johnson
3749 2.2 years ago Esther Knott All that I can say is WE NEED MORE PEOPLE LIKE YOU!
3748 2.2 years ago Todd Davis
3747 2.2 years ago Leo Lieber
3746 2.2 years ago Darrow Gershowitz
3745 2.2 years ago Scott Snyder
3744 2.2 years ago Suzanne Lomascolo I support you and your efforts!
3743 2.2 years ago Richard Jones
3742 2.2 years ago Sandra Fenton
3741 2.2 years ago Philip Snelling
3740 2.2 years ago john gregg
3739 2.2 years ago Hilary Cook Thanks for your inspiration.
3738 2.2 years ago Judith Nerbetski
3737 2.2 years ago Stephanie Young
3736 2.2 years ago Sonia Dettmann Thank you so much. You're true heroes.
3735 2.2 years ago Liza h
3734 2.2 years ago Anton Granger
3733 2.2 years ago Lawrence Davis
3732 2.2 years ago Sharon McCormick Way to go, y'all!! Thank you!!!
3731 2.2 years ago Matthew Foy
3730 2.2 years ago Laura Robinson Thanks for your dedication to the climate
3729 2.2 years ago Eva Mesina Thank you for your outstanding care for others.
3728 2.2 years ago Howard Woodhouse Well done! You have shown courage as well as ecological awareness in blocking the train.
3727 2.2 years ago Pat Richker
3726 2.2 years ago Ellen Kittell Many, many thanks for your courage and principles.
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