Two teenagers who survived failed abortions speak out

  By Christina Martin In 2012 the movie October Baby was seen on big screens across America. The story of a girl named Hannah who discovered her lifelong medical conditions were linked to surviving a failed abortion was an eye opening hit. The story was based on the life of Gianna Jessen, a pro-life speaker …

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The Book of Life

  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 the last three National Right to Life Conventions. She is a frequent contributor toNRL News and NRL News Today. Your eyes saw my unformed body; …

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Polish baby girl who survived “failed” 22-week abortion dies three weeks later

  By Natalia Dueholm The baby girl who survived an abortion died on Friday, February 28, 2014. She lived about three weeks, fighting problems due to her premature birth. She had Down’s syndrome, as well as heart and kidney problems. She was born in the Provincial Specialist Hospital. According to the Polish weekly “Wprost,” the …

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Abortion survivor is “Woodland’s Warrior” at Indiana High School

  By Dave Andrusko A tip of the hat to LifeNews for an update on the incredible story of Nik Hoot whose remarkable journal began in 1996 when he survived an abortion in Siberia and culminates (thus far) with his successful career as a high school wrestler. And, oh by the way, his wrestling career …

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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 the last three National Right to Life Conventions. She has written many times for NRL News Today, but none is more moving than this essay. Sixty-two days. Today, my dear …

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Told her baby would not be born alive, woman chemically aborts, but baby survives

By Dave Andrusko WHAT a story out of the Namibian newspaper in Southwest Africa. Under the headline “Miracle baby survives abortion,” we learn from Clemans Miyanicwe that doctors told Rebeka Vandueruru Tjombe that her unborn baby could not survive and “ordered the mother to take abortion pills.” (What kind of pills is never described.) The …

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Abortion’s circle of victims

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 the last three National Right to Life Conventions. She writes frequently for NRL News Today. “One killed, one wounded.” We’ve all heard this definition of abortion many times. It is a …

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NRLC 2013: What Wasn’t Missing and the difference that makes

By Joleigh Little, WTL Director, Wisconsin Right to Life This was my 23rd National Right to Life Convention. I have literally spent more than half of my life in the right-to life movement. This was my daughter’s second NRLC Convention. Clara was newly home from Eastern Europe last year and very much out of her …

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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 Dallas. (See stoptheabortionagenda.com/convention for details. If you have questions, call 202-810-5847.) She …

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An Epiphany for an abortion survivor

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. This was written late Wednesday. Melissa is herself an abortion survivor, who speaks around the world, including at the last two National Right to Life conventions. She is a frequent contributor to NRL News Today. I had an epiphany today at Live Action’s ‘Stop the Killing’ rally outside of abortionist …

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A powerful story about an abortion survivor

By Liz Townsend Editor’s note. This story from the August 12, 1998, edition of National Right to Life News reminds us that abortion survivors, while rare, have been thankfully a fact of life for many years.  “Full-term baby survives abortion attempt” is part of our year-long “Roe at 40” series in which we are reprinting …

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It really does happen: babies born alive during abortions (Part 1: Baby Hope)

By Sarah Terzo On March 29, Live Action covered the debate in the Florida legislature on a bill that would require doctors to give medical care, including transport to a hospital, to babies who are born alive during abortion procedures [http://liveactionnews.org/planned-parenthood-opposes-bill-to-protect-infants-who-survive-abortion ]. A Planned Parenthood representative attempted to answer questions on why Planned Parenthood opposed …

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