Gianna Jessen is an American anti-abortion activist. She was born during a failed saline abortion attempt. The 2011 film October Baby was loosely based on Jessen's life.
|Born:||April 06, 1977, Los Angeles, California|
|Known for:||Speech at Constitution Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee, April 22, 1996.|
|Website:||Gianna Jessen's Official site|
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About Gianna Jessen
Victim of cerebral palsy due to a failed saline abortion attempt who became an active leader against abortion because of her condition.
After she was born, she was taken into foster care and eventually adopted when she was four years-old.
The 2011 film October Baby was loosely based on her life.
Her adoptive mother Dianna DePaul claimed that she was born during week 30 of pregnancy.
President George W. Bush mentioned her in his 2002 signing of the Born-Alive Infants Protection Act.
Information related to Gianna Jessen
- The Oldenburg Baby , a German child born after a failed abortion attempt.
- People with cerebral palsy
- Disability rights activists from the United States
- Tennessee Republicans
- American adoptees