“With a legacy of public-interest journalism, The Oklahoman continues to push for transparency and accountability. Through the freedoms of speech and press guaranteed in the First Amendment, we fight to amplify the voices of those mistreated, misrepresented, and misled.

In this way, we hope to achieve and maintain a higher level of social justice.”

Kelly Dyer Fry

Editor and Vice President of News & Information

FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.