In 1977, Melissa Ohden survived a saline induced abortion procedure and miraculously suffered no physical or mental damage. She returned to the hospital where the abortion attempt was made in 2008 and gave birth to her daughter, Olivia. Melissa is now a wife and mother who shares her story around the world and is having a positive impact on the lives of those who have been touched by abortion. She presents a message of hope, healing and forgiveness.
A Voice for Life looks at the abortion issue from the one who was a target of abortion. This pro-life film is designed to inspire women considering an abortion to choose life and carry their pregnancy to full term. It also encourages women who have had an abortion to seek help and find forgiveness, and embrace a new future free of guilt and pain. The film traces Melissa's story through her own words and interviews with her adoptive mother and other family members, as well as prominent pro-life leaders including Dr. John Wilke, Dr. Theresa Burke, Fr. Frank Pavone, Alveda King and Fr. Jonathan Morris. 60 mins, 2011.