Alliance Defending Freedom has announce the appointment of Michael Farris to be their new CEO. Farris, a lawyer and baptist minister, is the head of the Home School Legal Defense Fund. He is responsible for the meritless attack on Common Core.

Farris is the founder and legal director of HSLDF. It is unclear if he will leave that organization. He resigned in the past to take on the position as president of Patrick Henry College which he also founded. Farris us also a creationist.

Farris is a smart guy and a proven organizer. We will need to remain vigilant with respect to ADF.

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By David Cary Hart

Retired CEO. Formerly a W.E. Deming-trained quality-management consultant. Now just a cranky Jewish queer. Gay cis. He/Him/His.