Host of the American Family Radio program Focal Point and leader of the American Family Association, a Christian fundamentalist organization. He stirred much controversy with his ultra-conservative commentary on such issues as same-sex marriage, universal health care, and abortion rights.
After graduating from Stanford University's philosophy department, he attended the Dallas Theological Seminary.
In late 2010, as a result of what the Southern Poverty Law Center deemed to be highly bigoted statements by Fischer, Fischer's American Family Association was officially designated a hate group.
He and his wife, Debbie, raised two children.
Fischer featured Peter Duesberg, a controversial figure and well-known HIV/AIDS denialist, on a 2012 Focal Point program.