Validation for men unable to save their unborn children

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. This appeared on Melissa’s blog. Melissa is an abortion survivor who has spoken all over the world, including National Right to Life’s annual conventions. “When I heard you talking tonight about how often coercion and force happen in abortions, it really hit me. That was my experience. It was my …

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“Take this validation as yours. And allow it heal and transform you.”

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. Melissa survived a saline abortion in 1977. A published author, she has spoken all over the world, including many times at National Right to Life’s annual convention. “When I heard you talking tonight about how often coercion and force happen in abortions, it really hit me. That was my experience. …

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What “Failure” Looks Like

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. In 1977, Melissa survived a saline abortion. She will speaking at this year’s National Right to Life Convention. Please go to nrlconvention.com for information about registering. The following appeared on her Facebook page. Looking back at me on Facebook is the beautiful, smiling face of a young woman. She’s a …

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“It’s easy to talk about women’s reproductive rights until you recognize that without first the right to life, there are no other rights.”

An abortion survivor testifies to House subcommittee By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. NRL Legislative Director Jennifer Popik, JD, wrote a thorough summary of a subcommittee hearing held in the House of Representatives on June 4. The goal of subcommittee Democrats was to lament pro-life laws and celebrate abortion up until birth. However, Mrs. Ohden, an …

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“You Are More”–A Message To Abortion Survivors

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. This appears on Melissa’s blog. As most of you know, she survived a saline abortion in 1977. Melissa has spoken all over the world, including at many National Right to Life Conventions. As many of you may have noticed, I’ve been working at revamping The Abortion Survivors Network, and I’m …

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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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