I survived an abortion. I am far from the only one

By Melissa Ohden “[We’re] literally making stuff up. …A child doesn’t come out partway alive and doctors kill it. It’s not a thing. It’s not a thing today, it’s not a thing tomorrow, it’s not a thing ten years ago,” Minnesota State Sen. Alice Mann (D) stated in a recent hearing called “Establishing Fundamental Right to …

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As we commemorate the end of Roe v. Wade, the presence of abortion survivors is more needed than ever

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. Melissa survived a saline abortion in 1977. She has spoken around the world and at many National Right to Life Conventions about her experience. She founder and CEO of The Abortion Survivors Network. “Babies survive abortions, I’m one of them.” “Babies survive abortions, my friend is one of them.” “Babies …

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Validation

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. This first appeared 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.  “When I heard you talking tonight about how often …

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A letter from an abortion survivor to her unborn baby

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. We are 19 days about from the anniversary of Re v. Wade. We’ve posted new stories and reposted the best of previously run stories. 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.  This …

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Abortion Survivors and Former Clinic Workers-More Alike than Different

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. This first appeared 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 …

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An open letter from an abortion survivor to the daughter of “Jane Roe”

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s Melissa, an old friend, miraculous survived a saline abortion in 1977. She has told her story of reconciliation with her biological mother all over the world. including at many NRL National Convention. She is also the founder of The Abortion Survivors Network. I asked to ponder the decision after all these …

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Validation for men unable to save their unborn children

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. This appeared on Melissa’s blog. Melissa, an abortion survivor, is a published author who has testified before Congress and spoken all over the world, including many times National Right to Life’s annual conventions. “When I heard you talking tonight about how often coercion and force happen in abortions, it really …

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Camaraderie, mutual love and connection found at the first-of-its-kind abortion survivors retreat

By Melissa Ohden, as told to Dave Andrusko Imagine it taking multiple decades and a steady accumulation of credible evidence for your story to be acknowledged, believed, cared about, and fought for.  Imagine existing in a world where the very thing that nearly ended your life is normalized.  Imagine an opportunity to finally come to …

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