Why Gilbert Arenas Should Never Own Guns

December 26th, 2009 by Jarrett Carter Leave a reply »
Struggling knee patient . Eccentric millionaire. Alleged cuckolded fiancee’ and father.

NBA all-star.

Is it his right as an American to do so? Absolutely. But anyone whose lived the life of Gilbert Arenas—particularly the last three years—should be self-aware about what they might be prone to do with firearms at their disposal.

Again, it’s not a discussion about rights as it is who is a right fit for a gun. No one wants those who don’t value their intended purpose to have them, but for Bible-thumpers and thugs alike, the law trumps the common sense of the common man when it comes to weaponry for the citizenry.

And then you have Gilbert Arenas; a man whom basketball angels have blessed, and the world’s demons have tortured. His recent struggles—private and professional—seemed to have found a safe harbor to dock, and his play has shown the effects of a beaten-back emotional tide.

And then he gets caught with a gun in a Verizon Center locker. His reasoning, the safety of his daughters, is the most notable and respectable you could extrapolate from a potential concealed handgun charge in Washington D.C. But it ...

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