State Representative Peter Breen has filed legislation that would change the law that allows individuals to donate their bodies to science after they die to exempt the donation of fetal tissue, the Daily Herald reports. The measure comes in light of the attacks from anti-abortion activists against Planned Parenthood regarding the videos released that show Planned Parenthood officials discussing fetal tissue donation. The Daily Herald spoke with the director of the ACLU of Illinois' Reproductive Rights Project, Lorie Chaiten:

"If a woman chooses to donate fetal tissue for important medical research, her decision should be respected and accommodated when possible, just as it is in other health care circumstances," said Lorie Chaiten, director of ACLU's Reproductive Rights Project.

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