I’m alive today because someone else’s “reproductive right” failed to end my life

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. This powerful piece by Melissa Ohden appeared a year ago today, NRL Legislative Director Jennifer Popik, JD, had written a thorough summary: “An abortion survivor testifies to House subcommittee of a subcommittee hearing held in the House of Representatives on June 4.”  The goal of subcommittee Democrats was to lament …

Continue reading "I’m alive today because someone else’s “reproductive right” failed to end my life"

Why It’s Wrong I Was Aborted (Unsuccessfully)

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. This appears in the May digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please read the entire 40-page compilation of news stories, commentary, analyses, and editorial and pass them along to pro-life family and friends. 5. Not because I’m now, as an abortion supporter once called me, a “success story” as …

Continue reading "Why It’s Wrong I Was Aborted (Unsuccessfully)"

An even greater appreciation for Mother’s Day

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. Melissa, a frequent contributor to NRL News Today, survived a saline abortion in 1977. She has shared her story all over the world, including at numerous National Right to Life conventions. The celebration of Mother’s Day is rife with heart-warming tributes to the women who make our world go around—the …

Continue reading "An even greater appreciation for Mother’s Day"

Abortion survivor tells of two more miracles: her two daughters

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. This appeared in the February edition of National Right to Life News. Please share this story, and all the wonderful content, with your pro-life friends and family. To many, the January 24 March for Life may seem like “old news.” But is not for the hundreds of thousands who participated …

Continue reading "Abortion survivor tells of two more miracles: her two daughters"

Inspiring Hope by loving people, encouraging them, helping them to become the best versions of themselves

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. Melissa survived a prostaglandin abortion in 1977. She has spoken around the world, including at many National Right to Life convention, and written many articles, including for NRL News. Inspire Hope. This was the theme of a banquet for the Hope Pregnancy Center in Pontiac, Illinois, which I spoke at …

Continue reading "Inspiring Hope by loving people, encouraging them, helping them to become the best versions of themselves"

Pain Travels Through Families Until….

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. Melissa survived a saline abortion in 1977. She has spoken all over the world and at many National Right to Life conventions. This appeared on her blog and is reposted with permission. The pain of my birthmother’s abortion ends with me. Instead of continuing its devastation throughout our children’s lives …

Continue reading "Pain Travels Through Families Until…."

Abortion Survivors and Former Clinic Workers-More Alike than Different

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. This ran on the blog of Melissa Ohden. Melissa is the survivor of a “failed” saline abortion in 1977. She speaks all over the world including at many National Right to Life Conventions. She has often written for NRL News Today. Reposted with permission. What do former abortion clinic workers …

Continue reading "Abortion Survivors and Former Clinic Workers-More Alike than Different"