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.



926-950 of 4275 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
3350 1 year ago Christophe Clement Thank you !
3349 1 year ago Elaine Whooley Thank you, I will follow your journey and support you where I can.
3348 1 year ago Julia Morgan
3347 1 year ago Steve Vetter Excellent dedication!
3346 1 year ago Jeff Nehring
3345 1 year ago Mark Howard
3344 1 year ago Andre Gartner
3343 1 year ago Felicity Radford The Earth thanks you and so do her children.
3342 1 year ago Kimberly Walter Thank you all ~ peace and love
3341 1 year ago Bob Johnson
3340 1 year ago Randy Ching You stand for all of us. Thanks for your courageous act of civil disobedience.
3339 1 year ago Brian Pike
3338 1 year ago Lydia Chadwick
3337 1 year ago Martha Moutray Stay strong and keep the faith.
3336 1 year ago Kent Gabler We are all deeply grateful to you for your inspiring example of courage and commitment. May your action lead others to take equivocal action. We are with you in spirit.
3335 1 year ago David Ford thank you
3334 1 year ago Tom Futch What you did was awesome!!
3333 1 year ago Doris Telles
3332 1 year ago Elaine Fronhofer
3331 1 year ago Bob Sunman
3330 1 year ago Paulette Hill
3329 1 year ago Michael Conn Thank you for sticking your neck out for all of us. Besgt of luck on the outcome. We are all in this together.
3328 1 year ago Joseph Carozza Thanks and good luck.
3327 1 year ago Joan Moore Thanks for caring!
3326 1 year ago Gary Blackwelder THANK YOU for doing the right thing!!!
I appreciate what you've done and support you & your courage.!!
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