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Pentagon weighs sending Manning to civilian prison for gender treatment
Pentagon weighs sending Manning to civilian prison for gender treatment

  The Pentagon is considering transferring Pvt. Chelsea Manning, convicted of leaking national security materials, to a civilian prison for treatment of her gender disorder, officials confirmed on Wednesday. Speaking to reporters in Saudi Arabia, Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John F. Kirby said the Defense Department is considering a request to transfer Manning, formerly known as Bradley. Kirby spoke with reporters who were traveling with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel in Jidda. "The Secretary approved a request by Army leadership to evaluate potential treatment options for inmates diagnosed with gender dysphoria," Kirby stated. According to the Associated Press, which...

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