“[She] is not comfortable going out in the public eye and getting in the firing line of anything,” but Davis says her mother is pro-gay marriage. The former first daughter has also said her father would have been supportive of gay marriage.
Unfortunately not everyone in the Reagan family is as enlightened. The Reagans’ eldest son Michael, a right-wing radio talk show host has attached gay marriage and said it could lead to the acceptance of bestiality, polygamy and murder.
It’s not the first time Nancy Reagan has bucked her party’s policies. In 2004, she came out publicly in favour of stem cell research, which most in the Republican Party still oppose.