October 3, 2022

Yet another horror story came to fruition following strict abortion bans after the conservative-leaning Supreme Court overturned Roe. 14-year-old Emma Thompson of Tucson was denied a refill for a life-saving prescription drug she had been taking for years.

The denial of the direly needed medication for her debilitating rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis happened just two days after Arizona's new abortion law had taken effect.

This is absolute evil disguised as religion.

Via KOLD News 13:

She relies on methotrexate to help tame the effects of the disease.

But methotrexate can also be used to end ectopic pregnancies, to induce an abortion, and that's where the problem arises.

"As a mother who has had to deal with my child being very ill most of her life, I was scared, I was really worried," said her mother, Kaitlin Preble. "I was shaking. I was in tears. I didn't know what to do."

The young girl's physician, Dr. Deborah Jane Power, said, "this was the first pediatric patient that had been denied her medication."

She admits she was angry, which spilled over into a Twitter post where she said, "Welcome to Arizona, she was denied because she's female," and she said she was "livid."

Dr. Power said. "It's really frustrating, and I'm very angry."

Someone, please explain to me how denying a girl much-needed medication for a disease she is suffering from is pro-life. Explain it to me like I'm 5-years-old. Annnnd go!

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