December 18, 2019 – In today’s episode of The Van Maren Show, Jonathon Van Maren speaks with Gianna Jessen, who survived a saline abortion and now uses her story to show people the inhumanity of abortion. “I am alive. Just by the miraculous power of Christ,” she says. Jessen has been mentioned in speeches by …Continue reading "A miraculous story: How Gianna Jessen survived a saline abortion"
By Katrina Trinko When she was 21 years old, Claire Culwell found out a huge secret about her past: her biological mom had tried to have an abortion when she was pregnant with Claire and her twin. While Claire’s twin didn’t survive, Claire did—and that revelation changed her life. “I knew that I couldn’t stand …Continue reading "My Life Was a Miracle’: The Journey of an Abortion Survivor"
By Katie Franklin Recently, a Tennessee woman gave birth to healthy twin babies who miraculously survived a chemical abortion attempt at a Knoxville, TN, Planned Parenthood. The incredible story of these miracle babies, as told by one pro-life physician, underscores just how sorely the abortion giant fails to meet the needs of women, both from …Continue reading "Healthy Twins Survive Chemical Abortion After Planned Parenthood Failed to Disclose Second Child In Utero"
By Aaron Credeur Editor’s note. This appeared at The Daily Signal. Three abortion survivors told their stories of forgiveness and the dignity of human life Friday at a gathering of social conservatives, offering an emotional look at the consequences of abortion. The panel discussion, called “Aborted on Our Birth Days: They Say We Don’t Exist,” …Continue reading "Meet 3 Abortion Survivors With Stories of Dignity and Forgiveness"
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"
By Paul Stark, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life In late February, the U.S. Senate tried to pass legislation requiring ordinary medical care for newborn babies who survive abortion—the medical care any other infants born alive at the same age would receive. [The House has tried unsuccessfully since.] Abortion advocacy groups like Planned Parenthood and NARAL …Continue reading "How opposition to protecting abortion survivors points to growing specter of infanticide"
Editor’s note. The following testimony was submitted by Melissa Ohden to a special House Committee that conducted a hearing Tuesday on “End Infanticide: Examining the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.” Mrs. Ohden is herself an abortion survivor. Thank you so much for your continued commitment to the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. I wish that …Continue reading "Timely medical care is of the utmost importance for a child who survives an abortion. It should not depend on which doctor is on call"
By Dave Andrusko Most pro-lifers are familiar with the sterling work of Ryan Bomberger who, along with his wife Bethany, are the heart and soul of The Radiance Foundation. If you’ve ever attended one of his presentations or read one of his many works, you know Ryan talks about being a “factivist,” as opposed to …Continue reading "Tuesday’s hearing will expose the truth about the medical neglect of abortion survivors"
Editor’s note. The following powerful account was sent to NRLC’s Facebook account. “I Am Asiimwe Ronald, a student of Law at Bishop Stuart University, pursuing Bachelor of Laws in Uganda! My Mum never wanted to give birth to me due to poverty and the influence of my father who couldn’t afford to take care of …Continue reading "A Good Samaritan and another remarkable story of an abortion survivor"
By Nancy Valko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on our vacation through August 27. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked. I still remember my shock when nurse Jill …Continue reading "Why Can’t We Protect Babies who Survive Abortion?"
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 …Continue reading "What “Failure” Looks Like"
By Sarah Terzo In a letter to Rep. Trent Franks, Melissa Ohden tells her story: “In August 1977, my biological mother, a 19-year-old college student, was forced to undergo a saline infusion abortion. My medical records from St. Luke’s Hospital in Sioux City, Iowa, indicate that she was believed to be approximately 20 weeks pregnant …Continue reading "Abortion survivor Melissa Ohden tells her story"