Last year's so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act severely damaged the state's convention and tourism business — and lawmakers are weighing passing an even more anti-LGBT measure this year.
Extremist minister Mike Bickle also says Hitler was doing God's work, and Oprah Winfrey is a forerunner of the Antichrist.
The leader of the Catholic Church, who recently spoke out against same-sex marriage, sat down with the out CEO.
The legislation sought to reverse marriage equality but was unconstitutional and could have cost the state $8.5 billion in federal funding.
Sen. Greg Kirk's bill is based on one pending at the federal level and would even allow state employees to engage in anti-LGBT discrimination if it's faith-based.
Neither bill has generated enthusiasm among LGBT advocates, who will rally against them at the state capitol.