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Matt Birk, the Baltimore Ravens' center who retired after the team's Super Bowl win, didn't join the team this week at the White House. He said it was because of President Obama's support for Planned Parenthood. "I am Catholic, I am active in the pro-life movement, and I just felt like I couldn't deal with that," he said.
(Associated Press)

Matt Birk, the Baltimore Ravens' center who retired after the team's Super Bowl win, didn't join the team this week at the White House. He said it was because of President Obama's support for Planned Parenthood. "I am Catholic, I am active in the pro-life movement, and I just felt like I couldn't deal with that," he said. (Associated Press)

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