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Ingebrigtsen supports gun rights bill

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Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, voted in favor of the Personal Protection Act Thursday.

The bill would extend the right to use deadly force for personal protection outside the home to any place where an individual lawfully can be.

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Ingebrigtsen said the measure was an easy one to support.

"When we raise our right hands...to uphold the Constitution, we have to uphold all of the Constitution [and] that includes the right to bear arms."

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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