Fran Drescher has responded to Kirk Cameron's anti-gay remarks, saying Cameron needs to “reexamine what it is to be an American.”

Cameron has been under fire for anti-gay comments he made during a recent appearance on CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight.

The 41-year-old Cameron told host Piers Morgan that being gay is “detrimental, and ultimately destructive” and that he would not be supportive if one of his six sons told him he was gay.

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Drescher, the star of cabler TV Land's sitcom Happily Divorced, told CBS News that she does not agree with Cameron's remarks.

“I don't agree with anything that he says,” Drescher said. “I think that he is confusing our country, which is a country that separates church from state, with a religious dictatorship.”

“To be an American is not to be a hater, not make a religion that you may practice to be an excuse for selecting a group of people and making them feel less good,” she added.

On Tuesday, the 54-year-old Dreshcer officiated over the marriage of a gay male couple in New York, one of eight states where gay nuptials are legal.