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Why is there a ‘Redskins Pride’ Caucus?

The Washington Post reports on the Redskins Pride Caucus, a bipartisan group of legislators who came together to give a voice to Redskins fans and fight the misinformation being circulated. Virginia state Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax City), a member of the caucus, noted, “I grew up in this community, and I grew up as a huge Redskins fan. I’ve been a season-ticket holder since 1999. I believe in the team, I believe in what it represents in our community. I look at the Redskins logo as a symbol of unity in our community…. We’ve got a great cross-section of people from Maryland, the District, Virginia, all races, folks from all over. And I believe in the unity that the team represents.”
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