Video: Assisted Suicide is Not the Answer

Killing is Not Caring

The entire video is approximately 5 hours long.

On Saturday October 21, 2023 there was a national conference on assisted suicide held in Grand Rapids, MI hosted by the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition (, Advocates for Better Care ( and the Scholl Institute of Bioethics ( The first video (to the right) is of the entire 5 hour conference. Below is the same video linked at specific timestamps for each talk.

Edward Rivet’s and Genevieve Marnon’s talks are specific to Michigan.

About the hosts:

The Euthanasia Prevention Coalition represents the vulnerable and advocates before the courts on issues related to euthanasia and assisted suicide.

Advocates for Better Care provides current and future patients in Michigan with the best educational information available on medical ethics and human life. They believe the best medicine is always centered on compassion for patients and meets all their needs: physical, emotional, and spiritual.

The Scholl Institute of Bioethics delineates principles to assist in making choices about life and death, with particular concern for the protection of the weak and defenseless persons who cannot speak for themselves.

Talks from Advocates for Better Care Michigan

History of Assisted Suicide in Michigan

Edward Rivet, Advocates for Better Care

Video should begin at the 0:46:21 mark.
Duration: about 42 minutes.

Where We Are Now And What Is Being Proposed

Genevieve Marnon, Advocates for Better Care

Video should begin at the 1:07:06 mark.
Duration: about an hour.

Other Talks

Preventing The Spread Of Assisted Suicide

Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, The Euthanasia Prevention Coalition (EPC)

Video should begin at the 1:42 mark.
Duration: 45:21

My Experience With Terminal Illness

Meghan Schrader, EPC-USA

Video should begin at the 1:46:18 mark.
Duration: about 45 minutes.

Assisted Suicide And Organ Harvesting

Wesley Smith, legal consultant to the Patients Rights Council

Video should begin at the 2:31:43 mark.
Duration: about an hour.

Physician Advocacy in State Policy

Dr. Josephine Glaser, family physician

Video should begin at the 3:29:45 mark.
Duration: about 42 min.

How Physician Assisted Suicide Has Changed End Of Life Care

Betty Odello, retired nursing professor and President of the Scholl Institute

Video should begin at the 4:11:37 mark.
Duration: about 42 min.