November 11, 2011
Charmaine Yoest of Americans United for Life knows that moving the pro-life football down the field is a game of inches
Dr. Charmaine Yoest is president and CEO of Americans United for Life (AUL), mother of five, and "public enemy #1" to many in the pro-abortion community. But given the choice between cheerleading and studying politics, she admits she enjoyed the blazing lights of an evening football game, the ruckus of the crowd, and the chance to be a center of enthusiasm far more than she did the academic arena. "I usually don't get asked about it," she said over a chuckling crowd. "You do your homework, Marvin, don't you?"