Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 10/2/12
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe has found some opposition from another NFL player in his continuing support of gay marriage rights. Former Vikings center Matt Birk, Kluwe's teammate for four years in Minnesota, took an opposing stance Sunday in an opinion piece in the Minnneapolis Star Tribune, in response to Kluwe's pro-gay marriage viewpoint that has become a public topic since the punter's scathing response to a Maryland politician. Kluwe has written multiple commentaries touching on varied topics for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the website Deadspin. Birk, taking a stance against gay marriage rights, wrote, "Same-sex unions may not affect my marriage specifically, but it will affect my children -- the next generation." Birk's response was in direct correlation to Kluwe's much-publicized stance. Birk is a Harvard graduate, and Kluwe is well known for his intelligent (and sometimes profane) commentary on a number of issues. "The conversation during ...
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