A Kentucky native, David has been a commercial litigation partner for a large law firm, taught at Cornell Law School, and served as president of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE). After he left FIRE, David founded and directed the Alliance Defense Fund’s Center for Academic Freedom. He currently serves as a Senior Counsel at the American Center for Law and Justice. He is the author of multiple books, including A Season for Justice: Defending the Rights of the Christian Home, Church, and School and the upcoming Home and Away: A Story of Family in a Time of War. David is a regular contributor to National Review Online, a columnist for Patheos, and he has written numerous op-eds and articles, including pieces in the Washington Post, Washington Times, Human Events, Townhall, New York Post, New York Daily News, Boston Herald, and Philadelphia Daily News. Regularly interviewed by both print and broadcast media, David has appeared on ABC World News Tonight, The O’Reilly Factor, CNN Newsroom, The Fox Report with Shepard Smith, and Special Report with Brit Hume, among others. A regular guest on talk radio programs, David has been interviewed on National Public Radio and by numerous hosts, including Michael Medved, Hugh Hewitt, Laura Ingraham, Dennis Prager, James Dobson, and Michael Reagan.
David is also a Captain in the United States Army Reserve, joining the USAR in April, 2006. He currently serves with the 1st Brigade, 104th Division. From October 2007 to September 2008, CPT French served as Squadron Judge Advocate for the 2d Squadron, 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment in Diyala Province, Iraq, where he was awarded the Bronze Star.
She began her writing career as a Philadelphia City Paper columnist tackling many subjects with a light, humorous touch; her articles have appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer, The New York Sun, Newsmax, the Philadelphia Daily News, and National Review Online. An alumna of David Lipscomb University and New York University, Nancy now has moved back south, but this time to Columbia, Tennessee – the Mule Capital of the World – where she lives with her husband, writing partner, and co-conspirator David French, and their three children.
She is the author of the new book Home and Away: A Story of Family in a Time of War and Red State of Mind: How a Catfish Queen Reject Became a Liberty Belle. Recently, she collaborated with Bristol Palin on her new memoir, the New York Times best-selling Not Afraid of Life. Nancy is the editor of SixSeeds.tv, a pop culture-focused magazine for parents, as well as a columnist and speaker.
David and Nancy have two daughters (ages 12 and 3) and a son (age 10). They live in Columbia, Tennessee.