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    Quote Originally Posted by Adelaide View Post
    Right. But I'm sure that there are work programs of some kind where he makes the money to buy various things they sell in prison, (commissary? I think that's what it's called). If he pays privately X amount for the entire time he's in prison I would guess that it would add up. I do think the hormones should be covered by the prison system, but not necessarily the surgery.
    He is in prison. He has limited rights.
    I find your lack of faith...disturbing...

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    Here is a question. If we give him hormone treatments do we transfer him to a woman's prison facility?
    I find your lack of faith...disturbing...

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    no. He should not be transferred to a women's prison. He is not a woman nor will he ever be. Doesn't matter if he has a cutadicktoffme or not. He can the the prsons ho if he wants but he's not a woman.

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    Nope.
    "We were taught under the old ethic that man's business on this earth was to look out for himself. That was the ethic of the jungle; the ethic of the wild beast. Take care of yourself, no matter what may become of your fellow man. Yes, I am my brother's keeper. I am under a moral obligation to him that is inspired, not by any maudlin sentimentality, but by the higher duty I owe to myself."
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    Tax payers shouldn't pay for the sex hormones or the sex change. And his name is Bradly.
    Alea iacta est

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    Quote Originally Posted by Private Pickle View Post
    So the guy steals and leaks top secret classified information. Gets busted. Gets tossed in jail. And now wants the U.S. taxpayer to pay for his sex change.

    The fact that this lawsuit even got this far is distressing.



    http://www.cnn.com/2014/09/23/justic...html?hpt=hp_t2
    Manning is a Patriot who should be released to pursue his operation on his own time and her own dime

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    Manning within a month of being released...

    Chelsea Manning Tweets About Impending Prison Release
    20 Apr 2017 - With less than a month before her scheduled freedom, Chelsea Manning on Thursday tweeted her thoughts about getting out of prison.
    With less than a month before her scheduled freedom, Chelsea Manning on Thursday tweeted her thoughts about getting out of prison after former President Obama commuted her sentence. "You know you've been in prison for a while, when the prospect of freedom is nerve wracking," she tweeted. Known as Bradley Manning at the time of her 2010 arrest, Manning came out as transgender after being sentenced to 35 years in an all-male military prison and dishonorable discharged for leaking classified military documents and video to WikiLeaks.


    Chelsea Manning, center, attempted suicide for a second time on Oct 4.

    She was convicted in military court of violating the Espionage Act and other offenses and has spent nearly seven years behind bars at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas. President Obama shortened her sentence before he left office earlier this year. Earlier this week, Manning tweeted, "30 more days," with the hashtag "#mondaymotivation."

    Her case pitted LGBT rights activists, who warned about her mental health and treatment as a transgender woman living in a men's prison, against national security hawks who said she did devastating damage to U.S. interests. The former cheered Obama's move, while the latter called it an outrageous act that set a dangerous precedent. Under Army rules, she was barred from growing her hair long while incarcerated, and only after litigation by her legal team was she approved for hormone therapy.

    http://www.military.com/daily-news/2...n-release.html

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    I didn't realize a prisoner still had to wait for release when a sentence was commuted.
    I have from an early age abjured the use of meat, and the time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murder of men.
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    Quote Originally Posted by donttread View Post
    Manning is a Patriot who should be released to pursue his operation on his own time and her own dime
    Manning is a patriot?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Private Pickle View Post
    I would like to know if there is anyone on this board that would actually support him in his law suit.
    Probably not but you might try here:
    http://thepoliticalforums.com/forum.php

    I remember a man, in Maryland, as I recall, who killed his wife and children and then tried to kill himself with a shotgun. He flinched and missed. Blew his face off. He was getting out of prison--so much for life without parole--and demanded the state pay over a million dollars for a series of surgeries to make him presentable. He still would be blind, have the eat through a tube in his side, but he could stroll around down and not frighten the horses.

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