I am one of the survivors who were intended to add to the total of 56 million lives lost (first run 2014). Instead I am a mother, a wife, and a dedicated pro-lifer. I carry that knowledge that I was not meant to survive in my heart and in my spirit every day.Continue reading "I am one of the survivors…"
By Sarah Terzo According to a story in the Vancouver Sun, a Chinese woman underwent a forced abortion where the baby was born alive. Seeking asylum in Canada, she told her story to the board determining whether she would be allowed to stay. According to the Vancouver Sun: “She told the board she underwent a forced …Continue reading "Chinese woman describes baby born alive after forced abortion"
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 …Continue reading "Abortion Survivors and Former Clinic Workers-More Alike than Different"
Shelley is the baby behind the landmark case that ultimately paved the way to more than 62 million abortions, including the saline infusion abortion that was meant to end my life in 1977. Her life led to what was intended to be my death. But, yet….. I see so much of myself in her.Continue reading "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 …Continue reading "An open letter from an abortion survivor to the daughter of “Jane Roe”"
By Secular Pro-Life Editor’s note. This repost of a story from year ago is a great reminder of the power of forgiveness, Many of our readers are familiar with the name Melissa Ohden. A longtime friend of Secular Pro-Life, Melissa is probably the most outspoken abortion survivor in the United States. She has testified before legislative bodies about …Continue reading "Abortion Survivor’s Mother Speaks Out"
By Samantha Kamman The University of Pittsburgh has hired Washington, D.C., law firm Hyman, Phelps & McNamara to conduct an independent review of its research involving the bodies of aborted children. After the firm conducts its review, it will reportedly present its findings to the University’s senior leadership. Explaining the reason for its actions, the …Continue reading "University of Pittsburgh hires firm to analyze its research using aborted babies"
By Sarah Terzo Loran Denison was pregnant with her fourth child, who was diagnosed with Edwards Syndrome. She had an abortion, but her son was born alive. Doctors didn’t treat the baby, but his heart kept beating for 10 hours as she held him. She named her son Kiyo Bleu. Denison tells her story: They told …Continue reading "Baby born alive after an abortion, lived for 10 hours"
By Sarah Terzo Pro-choice author Magda Denes quoted an abortion worker who said that two babies were born alive in her clinic in one week: There was one week when there were two live births in the same week. And just, you know, there’s this baby crying on the floor while all these women are …Continue reading "Clinic worker talks about how aborted baby clung to mother"
By Dave Andrusko Earlier this week, we posted a story written by abortion survivor Melissa Ohden. The headline is a beautiful summary: “Camaraderie, mutual love and connection found at the first-of-its-kind abortion survivors retreat.” It is my personal opinion that their voices, heretofore largely muted and ignored and/or disbelieved by the “mainstream media,” will eventually …Continue reading "The power of the testimony of abortion survivors"
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 …Continue reading "Camaraderie, mutual love and connection found at the first-of-its-kind abortion survivors retreat"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It was one of those Facebook posts which breaks your heart. A young mother who had just given birth to twins found out that one of her newborn baby boys was in medical trouble. He was flown to a distant children’s hospital where he could receive …Continue reading "What is the difference between a baby who is born prematurely and a baby fighting for life after a botched abortion? One is rushed to the NICU, the other is completely ignored."