Latest News Wires Chelsea Manning transferred to a civilian prison? Lawyer says not so fast.

Chelsea Manning's lawyer said Wednesday that a move from a military prison, so she can get treatment for her gender-identity condition, would make Manning choose between the treatment and her safety. Manning is serving a 35-year prison sentence for leaking classified documents to anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks.

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The Pentagon is trying to transfer convicted national security leaker Pvt. Chelsea Manning to a civilian prison where she can get treatment for a gender-identity condition. But her lawyer said Wednesday that a move from a military prison would make Manning choose between the treatment and her safety.