Editor’s note. 2018 is the 50th anniversary of the National Right to Life Committee. As part of NRLC’s annual Yearbook, which was distributed to attendees at the NRLC convention in Overland, Kansas, there were many tributes to the most effective single-issue pro-life organization in America. Over the next several weeks, we will be posting many of those tributes here and in National Right to Life News.
Melissa Ohden, who survived a saline abortion in 1977 meant to end her life. She founded the Abortion Survivors Network.
“Thank you, National Right to Life, for your fifty years of work in saving lives like mine, educating and equipping individuals to help build a culture of life, and shaping legislative efforts that protect the unborn, their mothers, and ultimately families and our communities.
“I am blessed to be in this movement of restoring a culture of life and fostering respect for all life, under all circumstances, with all of you, and I’m thankful to count so many of you as not just colleagues, but as friends.”