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.



801-825 of 4275 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
3475 1 year ago Mary A Leon Our climate keeps us all alive. Thank you for standing up for it and us!
3474 1 year ago Laurel Hughes
3473 1 year ago Bernard Rose
3472 1 year ago Helen Donnelly
3471 1 year ago Jude Defatta
3470 1 year ago Fernando Castrillon
3469 1 year ago Debra Barringer You people are inspirational
3468 1 year ago Natasha Yannacanedo
3467 1 year ago Susan Demis
3466 1 year ago Louis Vontver
3465 1 year ago Karen Stone
3464 1 year ago Lisa Isler
3463 1 year ago Lynn Walker
3462 1 year ago John Eisner Thanks...
3461 1 year ago Carol Weiss
3460 1 year ago Margaret Carman
3459 1 year ago June Sevilla Thanks for the courage to stand up for all of us! You are loved and respected.
3458 1 year ago Kathy Flocco-McMaster
3457 1 year ago Robert Kolodny Celebrate your courage.
3456 1 year ago Janice McShane Thank You
3455 1 year ago Glenn Greenfield Thank you for your courage and compassion.
3454 1 year ago David Burke Gratitude
3453 1 year ago Graham Armitage
3452 1 year ago Stella Gambardella Grazie per tutto quello che state facendo.
3451 1 year ago Gerry Collins Thanks for your dedication to help save Mother Earth. Stay strong, you have many supporters.
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