Terence P. Jeffrey started as editor in chief of CNSNews.com in September 2007. Prior to that, he served for more than a decade as editor of Human Events, where he is now an editor at large. Terry was born in San Francisco and raised in the Bay Area, the seventh of eleven children. Both his parents were doctors of medicine.

Terry earned a bachelors degree in English Literature from Princeton in 1981. In 1984-85, he studied Arabic at the Arabic Language Institute of The American University in Cairo. In 1986-87, he studied in the Masters of Arts in Arab Studies program at Georgetown University, but did not earn a degree. From 1987-91, he was an editorial writer for The Washington Times, which entered his investigative editorials about then-House Speaker Jim Wright for consideration for the Pulitzer Prize. In 1992, he served as issues and research director for Pat Buchanan's first Republican presidential campaign. In 1993-1994, he served as executive director of The American Cause, an educational foundation. In 1995-96, he was national campaign manager for Pat Buchanan's second Republican presidential campaign. Buchanan that year won the Alaska, Louisiana and Missouri caucuses, placed second in the Iowa caucuses, and won the New Hampshire primary. Terry writes a weekly column for the Creators Syndicate. He and his wife, Julie, have five children and live in the Virginia suburbs outside Washington, D.C.

My Articles

August 5, 2015, 4:27 AM EDT
"So I ask the rising generation — America's younger people — what do you chose for yourself and future generations?" he says. "Do you choose liberty or tyranny? And what do you intend to do about it?"
July 29, 2015, 3:56 AM EDT
Football is not just a uniquely American game, but also one that reflects the American Dream. It is America's greatest game for boys, not only because of the lessons it teaches but also because of the broad range of young men who can play the game and learn those lessons.
July 22, 2015, 5:08 PM EDT
Islamic State terrorists take aim at captured Iraqis. (AP Photo)(CNSNews.com) - President Barack Obama said at a Democratic fundraiser in New York on Tuesday evening that he had “ended two wars” during his presidency.
July 22, 2015, 4:18 AM EDT
No group in the United States today is making a stronger stand for liberty than the Little Sisters of the Poor, an order of Catholic nuns dedicated to running nursing homes for the elderly poor. Every friend of freedom should rally to their cause.
July 17, 2015, 5:22 AM EDT
What has happened in the public schools since Jimmy Carter created the Department of Education?
July 14, 2015, 11:03 AM EDT
On the 4th of July, Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of Iran, gave a speech in which he declared that the Americans and westerners “are terrorists.”
July 10, 2015, 5:19 PM EDT
Testifying in the U.S Senate yesterday, Congressional Budget Office Director Keith Hall warned that the publicly held debt of the U.S. government, when measured as a percentage of Gross Domestic Product, is headed toward a level the United States has seen only once in its history—at the end of World War II.
July 8, 2015, 5:06 AM EDT
It is a fair conclusion from the Justice Department's data that if the federal government does not enforce our southern border, it must do much more to enforce our federal laws just north of it.
July 7, 2015, 12:13 PM EDT
Charlie Daniels says that the upcoming 40th Anniversary Volunteer Jam—which will be held in the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on August 12—will have “probably the greatest talent roster we’ve ever had.”
July 6, 2015, 10:37 AM EDT
Only 19 percent of American adults know that the First Amendment to the Bill of Rights guarantees the freedom of religion, according to a new survey by the Newseum Institute.
July 5, 2015, 1:52 PM EDT
(Wikimedia Commons)President Barack Obama said in his Weekly Address, delivered on the 4th of July, that “all of us are…endowed by our Creator with…the right[] t
July 4, 2015, 10:56 AM EDT
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has prepared an insert--for placement in church bulletins distributed at Sunday Masses around the country--that responds to the Supreme Court’s ruling that same-sex marriage is a “right.”
July 1, 2015, 4:16 AM EDT
The Census Bureau numbers dramatically demonstrate America's abandonment of the traditional family.
June 30, 2015, 10:06 AM EDT
The portion of the federal debt that is subject to a legal limit set by Congress closed Friday, June 26, at $18,112,975,000,000, according to the latest Daily Treasury Statement, which was published at 4:00 p.m. on Friday.
June 28, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - “Now, it’s a funny situation in which the moral life of a nation is in effect decided by one judge, because you have four solid liberal votes, four solid originalist votes, and one vote you can’t predict too accurately in advance,” said Judge Robert Bork, reflecting on the balance of the U.S. Supreme Court, in an interview with CNSNews.com.
June 26, 2015, 1:53 PM EDT
In his dissent from the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, which declared that same-sex marriage is a right, Justice Samuel Alito said the court had falsely likened opposition to same-sex marriage to racism and that its decision “will be used to vilify Americans unwilling to assent to the new orthodoxy.”
June 26, 2015, 12:09 PM EDT
In his dissent from the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, which declared that same-sex marriage is a right, Justice Clarence Thomas said that the court’s “decision threatens the religious liberty our Nation has long sought to protect.”
June 26, 2015, 10:52 AM EDT
Chief Justice John Roberts, Justice Anthony Kennedy, and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)(CNSNews.com) - In his dissent from the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Obergefell v.
June 25, 2015, 2:58 PM EDT
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