Because of this publicity the university has decided to pull that provision. Here's a statement from Gary McDonald, the associate vice president for communications and public affairs of the University of San Francisco:
"A new health plan for students at the University of San Francisco included a provision for the voluntary termination of pregnancy. It was not the University's intention to offer this coverage. USF supports the Catholic Church's views on the sanctity of life, at all stages, and we will remove this provision from our student healthplan. We regret this mistake, and we take full responsibility for not adequately reviewing the contract. We are grateful to those who brought this issue to our attention."All's well that ends well, we guess. But, how is it possible that the contract was not "adequately reviewed" in the first place? Is that assertion a little hard to believe?