Michael P. Farris

Michael P. Farris

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Michael P. Farris is a President, CEO, and General Counsel for the Alliance Defending Freedom with 18 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 video as a Founder and President for the Home School Legal Defense Association. The year with the most videos was 1994 with three videos as a U.S. Senate Candidate. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2017 with an average of 5,335 views per program. Most appearances with James C. Miller III (2), Oliver L. North (2), Grover Norquist (2). Most common tags: Virginia, Religious Issues, Constitution.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2017 - c. Present President, CEO, and General Counsel, Alliance Defending Freedom Videos: 2 Co-Founder, Convention of States Project, Citizens for Self-Governance Videos: 2 c. January 1, 2001 - Present Chair, Home School Legal Defense Association Videos: 2 c. August 10, 2000 - Present Chair, Nominating Cmte., Reform Party of the United States of America Videos: 2 c. January 1, 2015 - Present Senior Fellow, Constitutional Studies, Citizens for Self-Governance Videos: 0 c. January 1, 2006 - Present Chancellor, Patrick Henry College Videos: 0 c. September 1, 2000 - Present President, Patrick Henry College Videos: 0


Founder and President, Home School Legal Defense Association c. January 1, 1983 - c. December 31, 2000 Videos: 7 Chair, California, United We Stand America c. August 12, 1995 - c. November 2, 1995 Videos: 1 Lieutenant Governor Candidate,
c. June 4, 1994 - c. July 15, 1994 Videos: 1 U.S. Senate Candidate,
c. February 3, 1994 - c. June 4, 1994 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • <em>NIFLA v. Becerra</em> Oral Argument

    NIFLA v. Becerra Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v. Becerra, a case concerning California’s abortion…

  • Supreme Court Sights and Sounds

    Supreme Court Sights and Sounds

    C-SPAN captured sights an sounds from outside the Supreme Court as justices hear oral argument in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado…

  • Efforts to Amend the U.S. Constitution

    Efforts to Amend the U.S. Constitution

    Michael Farris talked about his group’s call for states to call for a convention to amend the Constitution, which they can…

  • Amending the U.S. Constitution

    Amending the U.S. Constitution

    Convention of States Project Co-founder Michael Farris talked about a grassroots effort to call an Article V Convention of…

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