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

June 25, 2015, 1:25 PM EDT
Justice Antonin Scalia (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)(CNSNews.com) - Joined by Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas, Justice Antonin Scalia wrote a scathing dissent from the Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision issued today which declared that in the Affordable Care Act—aka Obamacare—the word “state
June 25, 2015, 10:42 AM EDT
In a nation that based its Declaration of Independence on the principle that all men “are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights,” a record 58 percent now say they would vote to elect “a generally well-qualified” atheist as president if their political party nominated such a person.
June 24, 2015, 5:26 AM EDT
If Congress enacts President Obama's TPP, will U.S.-controlled multinationals, on net, move the jobs they have created in Malaysia back to the United States or will they create more jobs in Malaysia rather than in the United States?
June 22, 2015, 4:03 PM EDT
When the Associated Press published some photos on Saturday that showed a large image of a gun pointed directly at Sen. Ted Cruz’s head was this outrageously provocative act accidental or deliberate?
June 17, 2015, 4:35 AM EDT
Many of the names on the court may change by the time the next two or three presidents have served out their terms. But will America be the same country? If the history of recent decades is any indicator, that still may be decided by five elderly lawyers given lifelong tenure in a government job.
June 15, 2015, 12:48 PM EDT
The portion of the federal debt that is subject to a legal limit set by Congress closed Thursday, June 11, at $18,112,975,000,000, according to the latest Daily Treasury Statement, which was published at 4:00 p.m. on Friday.
June 12, 2015, 3:17 PM EDT
(AP Photo)(CNSNews.com) - U.S.-majority-owned multinational enterprises employed 1,106,700 in Mexico in 2012 (the latest year on record), according to data released by the U.S.
June 10, 2015, 4:29 PM EDT
While addressing the Catholic Health Association Conference in Washington, D.C., yesterday, President Barack Obama said that the Affordable Care Act—AKA Obamacare—would not have been enacted had it not been for Sister Carol Keehan, the president of the Catholic Health Association.
June 10, 2015, 11:19 AM EDT
Ultrasound of a human being (Wikimedia Commons)(CNSNews.com) - Speaking at the Catholic Health Association Conference in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, President Barack Obam
June 10, 2015, 4:23 AM EDT
In 2002, President George W. Bush signed a law he did not intend to fully obey. Thus, a Republican president set in motion a chain of events that allowed a Democratic president to claim, and an activist liberal Supreme Court to affirm, that the president has a unilateral power in foreign policy that the Framers did not envision and that is not consistent with representative government.
June 9, 2015, 12:24 PM EDT
Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei speaking at the shrine of Ayatollah Khomeini on June 4.
June 4, 2015, 12:11 PM EDT
Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami, who serves as chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, has delivered a sermon warning that religious liberty is under attack in the United States and that American Christians “are being increasingly subject to a soft despotism.”
June 3, 2015, 4:53 AM EDT
A pair of decisions handed down by federal appeals courts in the last month highlight two telling pillars of recent U.S. national security strategy. They are: open our border and collect everyone's phone records.
June 2, 2015, 12:37 PM EDT
In 37 straight surveys conducted over the course of 21 years by the Gallup polling company, a majority of American have said that abortion should be illegal in all circumstances or in all but a few circumstances.
May 29, 2015, 2:15 PM EDT
Even if you leave out the first quarter of 2009—when the recession that started in December 2007 was still ongoing--President Barack Obama has presided over the lowest average first quarter GDP growth of any president on record.
May 28, 2015, 10:12 AM EDT
The number of American babies aborted in the years since the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision exceeds the entire population of the United States recorded by the 1880 Census.
May 27, 2015, 4:56 AM EDT
America has never been a perfect nation, but it has always been a great one. That greatness was rooted in a pioneering spirit, propelled by faith in God, family and self-reliance. If we do not return to those values, we will crash.
May 27, 2015, 4:22 AM EDT
In its straightforward conclusion against the administration's claims, the court directly quoted the U.S. Constitution and the immigration law of the United States.
May 27, 2015, 4:16 AM EDT
In its straightforward conclusion against the administration's claims, the court directly quoted the U.S. Constitution and the immigration law of the United States.
May 26, 2015, 11:58 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit dealt a stinging rebuke to President Barack Obama today when it refused a call from his administration to overturn an injunction preventing the administration from moving forward with the president's plan to provide amnesty to as many as 4.3 million illegal aliens through its so-called "Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents" program.