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 26, 2015, 6:03 AM EDT
The woefully misnamed American Civil Liberties Union is launching a crusade to force Catholic hospitals to act against Catholic moral teachings and the natural law. This is an un-American attack on religious liberty.
August 21, 2015, 1:39 PM EDT
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August 21, 2015, 5:12 AM EDT
It is illegal to sneak across the border. It is illegal to overstay a visa. It is illegal work in the United States unless you are a citizen, a legal permanent resident or have a visa that authorizes you to work. It is illegal to use a false or stolen Social Security Number, and it is illegal to use fraudulent documents to obtain work. But the laws that illegal immigrants in the U.S. routinely violate are not routinely enforced — even in Washington, D.C., and its immediate surroundings.
August 15, 2015, 6:26 PM EDT
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the Iowa State Fair on Aug. 15, 2015.
August 14, 2015, 12:31 PM EDT
Bicyclists in Portland, Ore.
August 12, 2015, 4:49 AM EDT
The lesson: If you want to pay more income taxes in the United States, work hard and make more money.
August 5, 2015, 4:43 PM EDT
CNSNews.com submitted these questions to the NIH and Advanced Bioscience Resources:1-What is the total number of donor babies who have provided their livers and thymuses for transplantation into mice in research conducted by NIH scientists associated with the NIH’s Rocky Mountain Laboratories?2-Did the 17- to 22-week old pre-term babies whose thymuses and livers were used in the NIH research described in the Blood and Journal of Immunological Methods articles die as the result of abortions or miscarriages or both?
August 5, 2015, 3:34 PM EDT
A laboratory mouse (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)(CNSNews.com) - A group of government researchers working for a National Institutes of Health laboratory in Montana made “humanized mice” by implanting the mice with tissues cut from human livers and thymuses taken from babies at 17 to 2
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.