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.



701-725 of 4276 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
3576 2.5 years ago Celena Tasabia You all are so badass. Thank you for taking a very strong stand!
3575 2.5 years ago Rhonda Danner
3574 2.5 years ago Collin Rees Thank you for all that you've done, are doing, and will do. We love you, and you inspire us to carry this fight forward with that fierce love in our hearts!
3573 2.5 years ago Lawrence Holmes
3572 2.5 years ago Oresta Szeparowycz
3571 2.5 years ago Sheree King
3570 2.5 years ago Heidi Brugger Your action as defenders helps keep movement momentum building--especially important in an election cycle when attention is diverted to the presidential campaign.
3569 2.5 years ago Margaret Heatherly
3568 2.5 years ago Dianne Oehler You showed courage for the greater good of our safety and probably much more than that!
3567 2.5 years ago Camille Chong
3566 2.5 years ago Suzanne Flanegan
3565 2.5 years ago Melissa Craig
3564 2.5 years ago Ira Laster
3563 2.5 years ago Michael Selman We are watching your situation and hoping that justice will prevail! Thank you for your brave and inspiring actions.
3562 2.5 years ago Tami Spahr
3561 2.5 years ago Kirk Ramble
3560 2.5 years ago Bill Mathews More of us need to have your courage.
3559 2.5 years ago Elizabeth Cline Thank you for your courage to act in this way! I wish for you the very best outcome and may you have encouraged many others to action!
3558 2.5 years ago Diane Gallagher
3557 2.5 years ago Rick Baumhauer
3556 2.5 years ago Brian Humiston
3555 2.5 years ago Alice Wilson Thank You for standing up to the atrocities this nation is bringing to our country and the world...Bless You
3554 2.5 years ago Richard Cardella
3553 2.5 years ago Arthur Blum
3552 2.5 years ago Melanie Pollard I just want to thank you personally for the work you have done for your community and your world. Without people like you who are willing to walk the talk, we cannot change. Thank you!
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