Chelsea Manning: 'I've Made Friends'
Quote is via her attorney, who says Army is considering request for hormone therapy
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 25, 2013 6:01 PM CDT
Updated Sep 26, 2013 5:30 AM CDT
Attorney David Coombs speaks at Roger Williams University Law School in Bristol, R.I.   (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
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(Newser) – Prison life seems to be going OK for Chelsea Manning. The lawyer who defended the Army private previously known as Bradley Manning relays this quote via the AP: "Manning has said, 'I feel very comfortable. I've made friends. I don't feel at all threatened.'" Attorney David Coombs also said during a speech at Roger Williams University School of Law in Rhode Island that he thinks the Army is sincerely assessing Manning's request for hormone-replacement therapy at Fort Leavenworth. "I think the facility is doing all the right things at this point." Manning got a 35-year sentence for leaking military secrets to WikiLeaks, but the AP notes that she could be out in as few as seven years.

 

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