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.



976-1000 of 4276 signatures
Number Date Name Your message to the Delta 5
3301 2.5 years ago Portia Fieldstad
3300 2.5 years ago Jo Siders
3299 2.5 years ago William Rogers
3298 2.5 years ago Paula Lewis I thank you for your courage to stand up for your convictions. You honor the human race by placing its needs before your own.
3297 2.5 years ago Alice Stevenson
3296 2.5 years ago Anne Mottola
3295 2.5 years ago Belinda Morrow
3294 2.5 years ago Carl Kohls
3293 2.5 years ago Alan Yamamoto
3292 2.5 years ago Matthew Reid
3291 2.5 years ago Linda Freeman
3290 2.5 years ago Kathleen Doctor
3289 2.5 years ago Mary Wilkas THANK YOU
3288 2.5 years ago Sarah Dorwin
3287 2.5 years ago Mary Norman You are brave and true to your beliefs. Thank you.
3286 2.5 years ago Robert Schuessler Good for you - hope you can help make a difference.
3285 2.5 years ago Debra Patsel Thank you!
3284 2.5 years ago Mick Bolton Thank you for your work.
3283 2.5 years ago Michelle Jacobs Thank you for all of your time and dedication!!!
3282 2.5 years ago David Bosco
3281 2.5 years ago Hope Phillips Phillips
3280 2.5 years ago Alisha Raby Cefalo Beastin it!!!
3279 2.5 years ago Fritzie Lee Seifert You are my heroes. Thank you.
3278 2.5 years ago Kent Johnson
3277 2.5 years ago Veronica Bolivar
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