Meet the Capitol Hill Jesus Lady

She’s been a fixture on Capitol Hill for decades. Members of Congress, staffers, journalists and other community dwellers all know her and her signature mannequin — of Jesus. She’s Rita Warren, more commonly known around the Hill as Jesus Lady.

Since 1979, the 88-year-old activist has been hauling a life-size Jesus mannequin to the steps of the Capitol to share her message of faith in Jesus to passersby. But what is Warren’s backstory? What inspired her to begin this crusade nearly 40 years ago?

View on RollCall.com

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s