Alleged NYC Gay Basher’s Father Speaks Out: ‘I Caused Him the Harm’


Daniel Rodriguez, Sr., a former corrections officer and the father of one of the suspects in the savage anti-gay beating last Friday of 49-year-old Jack Price in Queens, spoke to Fox news, begging for mercy for his son:

"I caused him the harm. The minute I stopped being a father to my son, I hurt him. And for those who have already judged my son, I say, show mercy...I'm sorry. I want to say sorry to Mr. Price and his family. [My son] doesn't hate. We didn't bring him up that way. To hate others, you know?"


The younger Rodriguez and the other attack Daniel Aleman face 15 years if convicted of assault as a hate crime.

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Posted October 16, 2009 at 1:02pm ETC by Andy Towle
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