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Thu Jul 14, 2022, 03:41 PM Jul 2022

Conservative TX Lawyer Targets PrEP Access After Abortion Rights (HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis)

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Give it up once again for the scolding centrists who told progressives to calm down and insisted the Right wouldn’t go beyond abortion rights.

Texas Lawyer Who Drafted SB 8 Now Targets PrEP Access

Conservative Texas Lawyer Targets PrEP Access After Abortion Rights
PrEP drugs "encourage and facilitate homosexual behavior," says Texas abortion law author Jonathan Mitchell in a federal lawsuit targeting the antiviral medications.
12:29 PM · Jul 14, 2022



Mitchell now has set his sights on Descovy and Truvada, two medications that help prevent HIV transmission when taken as PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis, because those medications enable homosexual behavior, the suit states.

In the case Kelley v. the United States of America, filed in federal court in 2020, Mitchell represents several clients who object to the Affordable Care Act’s mandate that insurance providers cover, among other things, preventive medications specifically for PrEP.

“The PrEP mandate forces religious employers to provide coverage for drugs that facilitate and encourage homosexual behavior, prostitution, sexual promiscuity, and intravenous drug use,” the lawsuit states. “It also compels religious employers and religious individuals who purchase health insurance to subsidize these behaviors as a condition of purchasing health insurance.”

Regarding the plaintiffs, the suit claims “neither they nor any of their family members are engaged in behavior that transmits HIV.”

University of Texas constitutional studies director Richard Albert warns that after the reversal of Roe, states are being encouraged to turn back the clock on individual rights, therefore posing a grave threat to intimate relationships.


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Conservative TX Lawyer Targets PrEP Access After Abortion Rights (HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis) (Original Post) Nevilledog Jul 2022 OP
I hate these evil people more than words can say. They hate life. Hekate Jul 2022 #1
They hate OUR life. Nevilledog Jul 2022 #2
Horrible excuse for a human being. tulipsandroses Jul 2022 #3

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