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Ravens' Matt Birk makes statement advocating for traditional marriage in Minnesota
Ravens' Matt Birk makes statement advocating for traditional marriage in Minnesota

In the wake of Ravens special-teams ace Brendon Ayanbadejo taking a strong public stance supporting same-sex marriage, one of his teammates has expressed an opposing view on this high-profile political topic. Six-time Pro Bowl center Matt Birk, a Catholic and married father of six children who grew up in St. Paul, Minn., has appeared in an online video for the Minnesota Catholic Conference where he asks voters to keep marriage between only a man and a woman. Birk also wrote an editorial that appeared in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Birk emphasized today that his political views won't divide the locker room, adding that he alerted Ayanbadejo before the editorial ran in the...

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