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

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This appeared in the January digital edition of National Right to Life News. There are 35 pages filled with news stories, commentary, op-eds, and the President’s column. I hope you are reading the issue and passing it along using your social networks. Many, if not most, pro-lifers know the name …

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An abortion survivor’s story: “You Carried Me: A Daughter’s Memoir”

By Dave Andrusko 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. If so, you probably know the Cliffs Notes version of her …

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A letter from an abortion survivor to her unborn baby

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 written many times for NRL News Today, but none is more moving than this essay which first ran just prior to the March …

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Marching for Life….Every day

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. Melissa Ohden is the survivor of a “failed” saline abortion in 1977. She speaks all over the world including at the last five National Right to Life Conventions. This appeared today on her blog at melissaohden.com. I march every day, not just on January 22, as important as that anniversary …

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14-year-old Italian girl was an “unwanted baby” who survived abortion attempt

Parents have twice sued By Dave Andrusko On Monday, NRL News Today reported on an Italian couple that for the second time was suing because in 2001 a hospital “failed” to abort their now 14-year-old daughter. Thanks to The Daily Mail, we now know a great deal more about the girl who has been identified …

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Abortion Survivor: Claire Culwell

  By Sarah Terzo Claire Culwell tells her story: “My birth mother was 13 years old at the time she became pregnant with me. Her mother took her straight to an abortion clinic where she had a surgical abortion. After thinking she had “fixed the problem,” a few weeks later she realized her belly was …

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“Little Miracle” survives abortion at 26 weeks

  By Dave Andrusko The Daily Telegraph is reporting that a now-16-month-old boy at the center of a custody fight in Great Britain, survived being aborted at 26 weeks. The toddler, identified only as “A,” was born in August 2013 “after doctors attempted to terminate the pregnancy when the mother suffered seizures and suspected meningitis …

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The utterly amazing story of baby who survived an RU-486 abortion

  By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This story, which ran in May, was the fourth most read post of 2014. What an incredible story! An abortion that “failed,” a couple that then desperately wanted their baby girl to make it, a series of near fatal medical complications, compounded by guilt there will be after-effects from …

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And the greatest of these is love

  By Melissa Ohden Truth. Legislation. Love. When I’m asked about the most important tools that we can utilize in the pro-life movement, these make up what I see as the three-legged stool. Each leg, on its own, serves an important purpose. But they also work in a complementary way to strengthen and support each …

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The Secrets Families Keep

  By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. In 1977, Melissa survived a “failed” abortion. She has spoken multiple times at the National Right to Life Convention and will again this year in Louisville. The 2014 convention begins in eight days! For more information about registering for the convention, go to nrlconvention.com. This article first ran in …

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2014 National Right to Life Convention offers chance to learn the truth about abortion survivors

  By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. Melissa, the survivor of a “failed” saline abortion in 1977, speaks all over the world including at the last two National Right to Life Conventions. Melissa will be speaking again later this month at the NRLC Convention in Louisville. (See www.nrlconvention.com for details.) She writes regularly for National Right …

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