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Police Broke Into Chelsea Manning’s Home with Guns Drawn — in a “Wellness Check”

The Intercept
Jun 5, 2018 · 7 min read
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By Micah Lee, Alice Speri

Shortly after Chelsea Manning posted what appeared to be two suicidal tweets on May 27, police broke into her home with their weapons drawn as if conducting a raid, in what is known as a “wellness” or “welfare check” on a person experiencing a mental health crisis. Manning, a former Army intelligence…

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