Editor's Note: This editorial first appeared in the Casey County News on Wednesday, Jan. 28.
One of the provisions in the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution states that citizens have the right to a free press.
And that means a press unencumbered by the dictates of a local, state or federal government deciding what can be printed or broadcast.
However, one state legislator wants to limit access to 911 recordings because the recordings, in his opinion, are being used by media companies to attract viewers and boost ratings.
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