Rep. Hagedorn’s Request to Protect Abortion Survivors Denied by House Democrats

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) asked House Democrats for Unanimous Consent to consider H.R. 962, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. Hagedorn became the 33rd Republican to request consideration of the Born-Alive Act. Democrats have denied all 33 requests. “There is no excuse for failing to protect innocent children born alive after abortion,” …

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Democrats insist it must always be open season on abortion survivors

By Dave Andrusko Let’s see if the anti-life phraseology fits the action, okay? Congressional Democrats are pulling out all the procedural stops to prevent a vote on whether it is acceptable to choose not to treat babies who survive abortions. We are talking about infanticide by neglect, although to extremist Democrats abandoning abortion survivors is …

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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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Abortion survivor Melissa Ohden: ‘We’re really in this defining moment’

Editor’s note. This appears on the blog of Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life. MCCL is NRLC’s state affiliate. Unborn children targeted for abortion are too young to have a voice. But when a child miraculously survives that abortion, she can grow up to be a voice for all of them. Melissa Ohden’s birth mother underwent …

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Lifetime Membership in a club you never asked to join

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. “Nobody asked to be in this thing, and it’s got a …

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“Loving them all” and “The Human Face of Abortion”

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. In 1977 Melissa survived a saline infusion abortion. She has written many times for NRL News Today and NRL News. “Love them all” was the theme of the 2018 NRLC Convention in Kansas City, Kansas, which, coincidentally, is my home. I was thrilled to see so many friends and colleagues …

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Three abortion survivors illustrate “The Human Face of Abortion” at NRLC 2018

By Dave Andrusko Hats off to the planners of the opening two general sessions of NRLC 2018, the three-day convention that kicks off today just outside of Kansas City, Kansas. Each session reinforced the already considerable power of the other. As we discussed elsewhere today, in the first General Session, Dr. George Delgado explained in …

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“You Carried Me: A Daughter’s Memoir” of surviving an abortion and the aftermath

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Many, if not most, pro-lifers know the name Melissa Ohden. In addition to everything else she’s accomplished, Melissa has graciously written stories for NRL News Today and NRL News and has been a regular at National Right to Life’s annual conventions. She will a part of a Thursday afternoon General …

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Working It All Together For Good

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. This appeared on Melissa’s blog.  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 and the one coming up this month in Kansas City, Kansas where she will speak at a Thursday afternoon General …

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The global impact of an abortion survivor’s story

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. 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. January is always a month of great introspection. The turn of the calendar page lends itself to the …

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Letting Go–Part 1

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. This ran this week on Melissa Ohden’s blog. 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 “All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on”—Havelock. I’m …

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Inside an Abortion Survivor’s Head on her 40th birthday

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. This ran yesterday 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. If you’ve ever wondered what goes through an …

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