No better example exists of the widespread ignorance in this country than the lack of understanding of why the Framers saw Religious Liberty as the First Freedom and thus put it in the First Amendment.
The chief threat to religious liberty is so-called homosexual “marriage.” If you don’t understand the conflict, watch the following video and read the following report. One last note: the video isn’t fancy so I’d recommend that you pay attention to the substance and ignore the style. The content is what counts.
Also highly recommended is this video of a presentation by Greg Koukl: