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"
By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. In 1977, Melissa survived a saline abortion. In the years since, she has spoken all over the world, including at many National Right to Life Conventions. This appeared on her blog. Looking back at me on Facebook is the beautiful, smiling face of a young woman. She’s a “failure,” too. …Continue reading "What the face of “Failure” Looks Like"
By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children A woman who was discarded as medical waste and left to die after surviving the abortion procedure which was intended to kill her, has re-told her testimony, prompting questions around the issue of ‘failed abortions’ and survivors. John Deighan, SPUC Deputy Chief Executive said: “Testimonies regarding …Continue reading "“I was left to die as medical waste” Abortion survivor’s testimony prompts questions around ‘failed abortions’"
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)"
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"
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"
“A newborn’s first and primary diagnosis is, it’s a baby.” By Dave Andrusko On Tuesday, NRL News Today posted three separate stories about a very important hearing conducted by the Senate Judiciary Committee—” The Infant Patient: Ensuring Appropriate Medical Care for Children Born Alive.” The intent was to highlight the need for legislation to extend …Continue reading "Refusing to treat the abortion survivor with any less compassion and medical care than any other baby"
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"