December 27th, 2012
08:01 PM ET

Arizona sheriff defends plan to arm school principals

Our fourth story OutFront – arming our principals.

A proposal by Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne to give guns to school principals is gaining support. Horne says school shootings like the one in Newtown, Connecticut could be prevented if a school employee were armed and trained to use a gun.

At least 36 investigators and three sheriffs are backing the proposal, including Sheriff Paul Babeu of Pinal County, Arizona who says "the NRA is correct. We need a cop in every school... We have a people problem, not a gun problem." Sheriff Babeu is OutFront tonight.

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  1. Grumpyfin

    Now weapons manufacturers have a new potential client base............and that's ALL this really is about. They could care less about the children.

    December 31, 2012 at 11:04 am | Reply

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