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Abortion up in House; Cretul asks pages to leave

The debate in the House has begun on whether to require most women to receive and pay for an ultrasound before having an abortion. As the questions began getting into the details (vaginal ultrasounds, fallopian tubes, fetuses, etc.) of various procedures, Speaker Larry Cretul asked that the pages -- student messengers, who are generally in middle or high school -- be excused from the chamber: "We are getting into some questions you might be sensitive to."