Author Archive for Andrew Beaujon

Meet an Anti-Human-Trafficking Activist: Eric Proffitt

This Saturday at 9 a.m., Eric Proffitt is going to go for a run. The Canadian-American singer-songwriter will drape himself with 10 pounds of chains, climb the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, and then set off on a 15-day sprint to New York, his chains lapping his sides. Then he'll fly to London and run [...]

Meet a Pro-Life Protester: Carolyn Zolbe

Carolyn Zolbe has been interviewed by City Paper before. "I was in a bright red coat," she says. Is that your trademark? I ask. "That's my winter coat!" she says, laughing.

Meet a Pro-Life Protester: Dick Retta

Dick Retta's been out in front of the Planned Parenthood on 16th Street NW since 8:30 this morning. He's here every Wednesday and Saturday. "That's when they do the abortions," he says. Today's pretty quiet—when I rode up, Retta was the only person outside the building. "I think they're doing a training today," he says. [...]