President Ronald Reagan’s son, Michael Reagan, distanced himself from his half-sister’s remark that their father would have supported equal marriage rights for gays and lesbians — but he said he didn’t want to be drawn into a feud with Patti Davis on the topic.
“It sounds like you are trying to get me into a feud,” Reagan said in a brief telephone interview. “I don’t support gay marriage, Patti probably supports gay marriage. My father’s been gone a long time. I can’t tell you what he would say in 2013. I’m not going to get into a feud.”
Davis, who told the New York Times that the late president would have backed the change to marriage law, also said in her interview she wouldn’t “get into a family feud” with Michael when asked about his views on gay marriage.
Reagan recently wrote an op-ed asking church to fight back against same-sex marriage saying it was “a very slippery slope leading to other alternative relationships and the unconstitutionality of any law based on morality. Think about polygamy, bestiality, and perhaps even murder.”
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