(KSL News) The 2004 legislative session is underway and House Republicans are down to business.
Today they'll tackle another tough topic-- two new abortion bills. One deals with late term abortion and the other state funding for abortions.
The session opened yesterday morning with debates on tax credits for private school tuition and reducing tax deductions for families with more children.
Parental rights, abortion and competing Hate Crimes bills will also vy for lawmakers' attention.
Demonstrators wasted no time showing up at the capitol.
One group is pushing a bill to prevent mandatory arbitration for medical malpractice disputes.