Taxpayers to Pay for Inmate Chelsea Manning’s “Sex Change” — Though He May Pay Other Costs

chlsmngWhile middle-class Americans who have never committed a crime cannot get the government to pay for their healthcare, convicted felon Chelsea Manning, who legally changed his name from Bradley, is going to be provided an elective “sex reassignment” operation, courtesy of US taxpayers. The Army’s reversal was announced in an ACLUpress release.

A former intelligence analyst in Iraq, Manning is serving a 35-year sentence in the military prison in Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., for giving classified materials to Wikileaks that revealed key intelligence about secret US military activities in the Middle East. Unlike Edward Snowden, who restricted the material  he leaked, Manning leaked all the materials he had. In doing so, he put many lives at risk.

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