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.



826-850 of 4275 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
3450 1 year ago Jim Simons
3449 1 year ago Donald Towne
3448 1 year ago Julie Zimmerman
3447 1 year ago Dario Sifuentes Thanks for your actions. You surely give the rest of us confidence in true heroic behavior.
3446 1 year ago Lee St. John Thank you for representing all of who believe in this cause. Thank you for standing where we could not. Thank you for representing me. Thank you for standing in my place.
3445 1 year ago Cynthia Andre Your civil disobedience is most patriotic. Hope it catches on. Way to go!
3444 1 year ago Clarann Weinert Thank you for your efforts on behalf of mother Earth.
3443 1 year ago Norma Stuart Thank you for your caring and courage.
3442 1 year ago Scott Thomas Thank you
3441 1 year ago Jim Lightcap
3440 1 year ago Sandra Burk Thank you for your stand !
3439 1 year ago Phyllis Robinson
3438 1 year ago Steven Barrows
3437 1 year ago Susan Peterson Thinking of you all today!
3436 1 year ago Leo Sullivan I support your peaceful non-violent opposition. Thank you for screaming in the wilderness for humanities sake.
3435 1 year ago Joyce Diggs
3434 1 year ago Barb Nichols Thank you so much for your determination and brave action!
3433 1 year ago Julie Hale
3432 1 year ago Toni Mabry Thank you for standing up!
3431 1 year ago Georgina Smith
3430 1 year ago Chris Burden This was a brilliant piece of non-violent direct action. Keep up the good work!
3429 1 year ago William Dresbach
3428 1 year ago Todd Ihrig
3427 1 year ago Jay Brodsky
3426 1 year ago Dennis Scheck Thank you for your courage and tenacity. Well Done.
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