Tom DeWeese

Tom DeWeese, a resident of Virginia since 1982, is Founder and President of the American Policy Center, a nonprofit grassroots action and education foundation dedicated to the promotion of free enterprise and limited government.


He is also the editor of The DeWeese Report and author of the book “Now Tell Me I Was Wrong.” Tom has been a longtime stalwart of property rights and helped launch national awareness of what has become Agenda 21 and Agenda 2030, appearing on national media and quoted widely in nationally recognized newspapers.


He was listed in the “Outstanding Young Men of America in 1981 and 1982 and was added to the National Registry of Who’s Who in 2000. In 1989, Tom led the only privately-funded election-observation team to the Panamanian elections. In 2006, he was invited to Cambridge University to debate the issue of the United Nations before the Cambridge Union, a 200-year-old debating society.