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Charles Manson's Attorney

Asks Obama For Help

2/22/2011 8:44 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Charles Manson's lawyer has just sent a fax to President Obama, asking for mercy.

Barack Obama and Giovanni Di Stefano
Giovanni Di Stefano -- known as "The Devil's Advocate" -- tells TMZ, he wants the Prez to set Manson free.

Di Stefano -- who has also repped the likes of Saddam Hussein -- says Manson was nothing more than a cult leader, not a murderer -- Manson didn't do the killing.  Di Stefano says at worst, Manson is guilty of telling his followers to "do something witchy" -- never specifying murder.

Di Stefano complains, "Manson has been made out in America to be the Satan of the criminal justice system. He does not deserve the title."

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heaven_2010    

tex was not in themurders of tate and LaBiancas

1180 days ago
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Darlene    

I agree. Manson should be in a mental institution. And the only reason he is where he is, is because he supposedly ordered the death of a celebrity that happened to be pregnant. The violent nuts that actually committed these crimes DID NOT HAVE TO. It's all `hearsay' to me.

1091 days ago
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Dalaina    

We encourage people interested in knowing the truth about Charles Manson to go to MansonDirect.com. The Internationl Commission for Human Rights is reviewing Manson's case regarding his rights to a fair trial. He was not given his rights and is due to have this injustice revealed. The media condemned this man before his trial was concluded; president Nixon came on television stating that he was guilty while the trial was underway. There are many reasons that Manson should be granted clemency. He is not guilty of murder nor did he conspire to commit murder. Bugliosi had much to gain from fabricating the Helter Skelter theory. The media has sold lies to a gullible public for more than forty years. Whether you think he is guilty or not, the man is due his constitutional rights to a fair trial.

1076 days ago
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Gerald Nicodemus    

That is nuts just plain nuts

796 days ago
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