Dennis Romboy, Deseret News
Utah's anesthesia abortion law unenforced
Utah enacted a law requiring that fetuses receive anesthesia before elective abortions starting at 20 weeks gestation. Nine months later, the only licensed clinic providing those abortions says no changes have been made in how doctors perform them.
Laura Seitz, Deseret News
Oregon wants to host Outdoor Retailer show
Oregon tourism officials are courting a trade show for outdoor retailers that left Utah after the state's stance on public lands sparked some brands to boycott the biannual event.
Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
Bill would make attempted strangulation a felony crime
What started as a spat in a South Salt Lake hotel room has renewed prosecutors’ push to toughen a Utah law against attempted strangulation. Critics say the proposal is too broad and would allow convictions without evidence.