troubleshooting Question

script logging me in even though database user activation value isn't equal to "yes"

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Crazy HorseFlag for South Africa asked on
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This code should only let a user log in if they have activated their account. So, when someone registers the default for the database column is "no". Once they activate it will update to "yes".

$stmt = $link->prepare("SELECT `user_name`, `user_email`, `safe_id`, `access_level`, `user_pass`, `active` FROM `users` WHERE `user_email` = ?");
		$stmt->bind_param("s", $_POST['email']);
		$result = $stmt->get_result();
		$numRows = $result->num_rows;
		if($numRows > 0) {
			$_SESSION['user_details'] = $result->fetch_object();
			$db_pass = $_SESSION['user_details']->user_pass;
			if(password_verify(trim($_POST['password']), $db_pass) && ($_SESSION['user_details']->active == "yes")) {
// do some other stuff here
} else {
			echo error_message("Your account has not yet been activated");

With this code, when they user tries to login, it shows the error message. If I try again it takes me to the dashboard or if I just press enter in the address bar again it takes me to the dashboard which I can't seem to figure out why.
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