Five Pro-Life Books Every College Student Should Read

As the pro-life generation prepares to go back to school, we recommend every college student takes time to read these inspiring books. With so much confusion, misinformation, and division on the issue of life, being educated and prepared for challenging conversations about pro-life issues with peers is critical. These five recommended books will further your pro-life knowledge on the history of the movement, teach you how to respond to pro-abortion arguments, and ultimately help you build a culture of life!


Persuasive Pro-Life by Trent Horn 

“We must not just be warriors for the pro-life cause, but ambassadors for it.” says Trent Horn in Persuasive Pro-Life. Trent is a powerful voice in the pro-life movement, educating and equipping pro-life advocates on the tactics of effective conversation. He illustrates the need for compassion in the abortion discussion with vivid personal stories from his years of advocacy. 


Hand of God: A Journey from Death to Life by The Abortion Doctor Who Changed His Mind by Dr. Bernard Nathanson 

Hand of God shares the radical journey of Dr. Bernard Nathanson, from his days as the top abortionist in the country to his years of leadership in the pro-life movement. As a former abortionist and the co-founder of NARAL Pro-Choice America, Dr. Nathanson provides a unique insight into the abortion industry and the lies used to promulgate it. In this autobiography, he shares the reality of the violence of abortion and exposes the lies of the abortion industry. His powerful conversion story has changed countless hearts and minds.  


Love Unleashes Life by Stephanie Gray Conners 

Having conversations on the topic of abortion can be overwhelming if you do not know how to speak the truth in love. In Love Unleashes Life by Stephanie Gray Conners, you are given an incredible approach to pro-life apologetics. Not only does she use sample dialogues, she also presents proven strategies. After reading this book, you will truly gain confidence in having conversations to change hearts and minds. 


Fighting for Life Lila Rose 

 “Transformation begins with heartbreak” says Live Action founder Lila Rose. In her recent book Fighting for Life, Lila shares personal and intimate stories from her journey into pro-life activism. She shares how her life was radically transformed once she realized the heartbreaking reality of abortion. You will find encouragement, inspiration, and life-changing stories that will better equip you to fight for life. 


Subverted: How I Helped the Sexual Revolution Hijack the Women’s Movement by Sue Ellen Browder 

Contraception and abortion were not originally part of the 1960s women’s movement. How did a movement that originally fought for equal opportunities in education and the workplace get overtaken by the sexual revolution, reducing women to sex objects? In her exposé Subverted, Sue Ellen Browder, previously a writer for Cosmopolitan, shares an inside look at how a few carefully crafted lies shaped the narrative of ‘feminism’ that champions abortion today. 

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