We need to understand our religious rights because religious freedom is under attack and people generally have the impression that they can’t even bring up religion in most public settings. Groups are actively working to banish religion in any form from the public square.
The “free exercise of religion” as the First Amendment grants is more than the mere freedom to worship. It is the freedom to live your religion freely in all aspects of your life, public and private.
Read the article “You Should Know the Answer to these 35 Questions about Religious Freedom” to learn what religious freedom really means.
Also see ReligiousFreedom.lds.org.