Chelsea Manning

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  1. Rufus

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    [h=1]Leaker Bradley Manning to live as a woman: 'I am Chelsea Manning. I am female'[/h]
    "I am Chelsea Manning. I am female,” the Army private said in the statement, which was read aloud by Manning's attorney on Today.
    "Given the way that I feel, and have felt since childhood, I want to begin hormone therapy as soon as possible. I hope that you will support me in this transition.”
    "I also request that, starting today, you refer to me by my new name and use the feminine pronoun (except in official mail to the confinement facility).
    "I look forward to receiving letters from supporters and having the opportunity to write back.”
    Manning was sentenced Wednesday to 35 years in prison for giving hundreds of thousands of secret military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks in one of the biggest leak cases in the U.S. since the Pentagon Papers a generation ago.
    With good behavior and credit for the more than three years he has been held, Manning could be out in about 6 ½ years, according to his defense attorney David Coombs.
    Coombs told a press conference at a nearby hotel that early next week he'll file, through the Army, a request that the president pardon the soldier "or at the very least commute" the sentence to time already served.
    "The time to end Brad's suffering is now," Coombs said. "The time for our president to focus on protecting whistleblowers instead of punishing them is now."
    The former intelligence analyst was found guilty last month of 20 crimes, including six violations of the Espionage Act, as part of the Obama administration's unprecedented crackdown on media leaks.
    He was acquitted of the most serious charge, aiding the enemy, which carried a potential life in prison without parole.
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    He's preparing to deal with his 35 year prison sentence by taking estrogen hormones and wearing wigs. Doesn't seem that strange... :wtf:
     
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    Anders Breivik killed 77 people & got 21 years, Chelsea got a 35 year sentence.
     
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    dont they take some sort of a psych exam before being granted classified clearance? you would think he would have set off alarms.
     
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    Even if he had a gender identity issue, the APA has not considered it an illness in 40 years.
     
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    He's going to be popular!
     
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    21 years...whew, that's rough. Those Norwegians sure are strict! William Calley only got three years house arrest for murdering 22 men, women and children.
     
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    Actually, I'm kind of shocked he only got 35 years. I thought for sure the judge was going to throw the book at him and give him 60.

    He has a chance to get out of prison alive. Lucky motherfucker, he is.
     
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    And he'll be young enough that he won't have to buy a gray-haired wigged when he gets out.
     
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    Yeah, but by then he'll be an old queen, his/her glory days behind him/her. :grad:
     
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    With time served, he can be paroled in seven years. I didn't even think there was parole in military cases, but there is.
     
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    Well, he's probably gonna need a new identity when he gets out so... :jj:
     
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    You think? I never even thought about that. But then again, Daniel Ellsberg got some serious death threats too...which just blows my fucking mind.
     
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    U.S. ARMY SAYS IT DOES NOT PROVIDE HORMONES OR SEX-REASSIGNMENT SURGERY AFTER WIKILEAKS CONVICT BRADLEY MANNING SAYS HE WANTS TO LIVE AS A WOMAN


    o well :nocheer:
     
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    How did this unstable Froot Loop get a security clearance?
     
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    He'll probably come out totally different after hormones/surgery.....

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