11/05/2012 09:53 am ET

Xavier University Backtracks, Will Still Cover Contraception And Birth Control

When the protests over the new federal requirement that health insurance cover birth control for all female employees were at their peak in April, Xavier University in Ohio made an unusual announcement: it had covered contraception, but wouldn’t any longer.

But the university’s president later changed his mind. Although the change was set to take effect July 1, contraception is still covered under the university’s employee insurance plan, a university spokeswoman said Friday.

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