Survivors’ Stories May Often Be Kept Private, But They Will No Longer Be Silenced

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. As our NRL News Today readers know, Melissa survived a 1977 saline infusion abortion. She has spoken around the world, testified in Congress, and met President Trump. The following appears on her blog and is reposted with permission. The more the U.S. culture experiences the phenomenon of increasingly aggressive abortion …

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An historic moment: to have the survivor of a failed abortion in the West Wing of the White House

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. Melissa Ohden joined a number of other pro-lifers at the White House on Thursday. As our NRL News Today readers know, Melissa survived a 1977 saline infusion abortion. She posted the following on Facebook. On behalf of the 269 survivors that I’ve connected with through my work, I just want …

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Why we share our stories of surviving abortions

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. As most of our readers know, in 1977 Melissa survived a saline infusion abortion. She has written many times for NRL News and NRL News Today and appeared numerous times at NRLC’s annual convention. After seeing her on Fox & Friends, I asked her to write about her experience. This …

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God Saved Me So I Could Give You Life

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. This appeared on Melissa’s blog. As most of our readers know, in 1977 Melissa survived a saline infusion abortion. She has written many times for NRL News Today and NRL News and appeared numerous times at NRLC’s annual convention. This first appeared in December 2017. In an October 16, 2018, …

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Lifetime Membership in a club you never asked to join

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. This appeared on Melissa’s blog. As most of our readers know, in 1977 Melissa survived a saline infusion abortion. She has written many times for NRL News Today and NRL News and appeared numerous times at NRLC’s annual convention. “Nobody asked to be in this thing, and it’s got a …

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I’m So Sorry I Wanted You To Abort: One Father’s Words to his Daughter

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. The following was posted on Melissa’s blog. In 1977 Melissa survived a saline infusion abortion. She has written many times for NRL News Today and NRL News and appeared numerous times at NRLC’s annual convention. “I’m so sorry I wanted you to terminate Emeri’s life.” These words spoken by a …

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Courting Life: The Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. The following is excerpted from a post on Melissa’s blog. In 1977 Melissa survived a saline infusion abortion. She has written many times for NRL News Today and NRL News and appeared numerous times at NRLC’s annual convention. As Richard Wolf reported in his 2015 piece for USA Today, “The …

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Could Cecile Richards and I Agree On Parenting Tips?

By Melissa Ohden In an excerpt from her new book posted in the Dallas News, Cecile Richards, the former President of Planned Parenthood, gave her top ten pieces of parenting advice. I honestly couldn’t bring myself to read it initially, because I was turned off by the very idea of her providing parenting advice, when …

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“Loving them all” and “The Human Face of Abortion”

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. In 1977 Melissa survived a saline infusion abortion. She has written many times for NRL News Today and NRL News. “Love them all” was the theme of the 2018 NRLC Convention in Kansas City, Kansas, which, coincidentally, is my home. I was thrilled to see so many friends and colleagues …

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