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.

776-800 of 4276 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
3501 2.8 years ago Sandra Burk Thank you for your stand !
3500 2.8 years ago Phyllis Robinson
3499 2.8 years ago Steven Barrows
3498 2.8 years ago Susan Peterson Thinking of you all today!
3497 2.8 years ago Leo Sullivan I support your peaceful non-violent opposition. Thank you for screaming in the wilderness for humanities sake.
3496 2.8 years ago Joyce Diggs
3495 2.8 years ago Barb Nichols Thank you so much for your determination and brave action!
3494 2.8 years ago Julie Hale
3493 2.8 years ago Toni Mabry Thank you for standing up!
3492 2.8 years ago Georgina Smith
3491 2.8 years ago Chris Burden This was a brilliant piece of non-violent direct action. Keep up the good work!
3490 2.8 years ago William Dresbach
3489 2.8 years ago Todd Ihrig
3488 2.8 years ago Jay Brodsky
3487 2.8 years ago Dennis Scheck Thank you for your courage and tenacity. Well Done.
3486 2.8 years ago Susan Devine
3485 2.8 years ago Daniel Autard
3484 2.8 years ago Darrell Schmidt We need more of these courageous fighters to keep Obama from flooding the world with more carbon pollution. He has shown he won't do what is necessary to protect the environment, so hurray to you fi...
3483 2.8 years ago Erin Kilpatrick Seattle thanks you for your leadership!
3482 2.8 years ago Robert Behrstock Bravo. Your efforts are heroic.
3481 2.8 years ago Claudia Starkey Excellent! thank you!
3480 2.8 years ago Ruth Widmann
3479 2.8 years ago Nan Renaud No Comment
3478 2.8 years ago SERAPHINE TOMMY THANK YOU...
3477 2.8 years ago McLaren Innes Thank you for your risk and commitment.
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