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Would Ronald Reagan Have Supported Gay Marriage?

Patti Davis, Ronald Reagan's daughter, recently speculated on where her father might stand on same-sex marriage. Politico published her thoughts under the headline, "Patti Davis says Reagan wouldn't have opposed gay marriage."

The impact of the article was immediate. A quick Google search yielded multiple follow-up articles and blog posts. Liberals nationwide were off and running with a new same-sex marriage endorsement: this one from Reagan, the conservative's conservative.

Source: CNN. Read full article. (link)

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  • Jon Lester||

    Hypothetical (and therefore moot) as it may be, I could only hope that Reagan would have also wanted no-fault divorce as an option for everybody.

  • Doctor Whom||

    Reagan is like Jesus and Martin Luther King: He would have supported the same things that the person invoking his memory supports.

  • SusanM||

    I don't buy it either. I have more than a few good things to say about ole Ronnie but anyone who'd start the Meese Commission wouldn't be such a friend to the LGBT community.