Former Baltimore Ravens Player Declines White House Invitation

Matt Birk is Catholic

be newsFormer Baltimore Ravens center Matt Birk turned down an invitation to the White House this week because of his pro-life stance.

“I would say that I have great respect for the office of the Presidency,” Birk told Minnesota’s KFAN-AM on Thursday. “But about five or six weeks ago, our president made a comment in a speech and he said, ‘God bless Planned Parenthood.’”

Birk, a Catholic, said his opposition to Planned Parenthood made it impossible for him to meet with the president.

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