Despite his friendship with one of the gay plaintiffs, Greg Abbott, the attorney general of Texas, promised to appeal Judge Orlando Garcia's recent overturn of the state's same-sex marriage ban.
Statewide LGBT right organization Equality California is sponsoring seven bills this legislative session.
Meanwhile, a legislative subcommittee removes some saw as the bill's most problematic language.
The Arizona governor said she'd met with numerous people and still couldn't find an example of what the bill was supposedly crafted to defend against.
Arizona's governor vetoed SB 1062, but a rash of states have recently proposed so-called religious freedom bills, which could be used to discriminate against LGBT people.
In the latest in a series of terse tweets from prominent Republicans, Jan Brewer is being lobbied by her party's former presidential nominee.
An Indiana House committee withdraws such a bill after public outcry, and Georgia may nix one as well.
Takei calls for a boycott of the state if its 'license to discriminate' bill becomes law, and U.S. senator Jeff Flake also announces opposition to the measure.