Brewer tweeted this photo of herself vetoing the legislation:
Opponents of SB 1062 called the legislation discriminatory and detrimental to Arizona's economy. Even 2012 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney called for her to veto the bill.
"Our society is undergoing many dramatic changes. However, I sincerely believe that Senate Bill 1062 has the potential to create more problems than it purports to solve," she added. "It could divide Arizona in ways we cannot even imagine and no one would ever want. Religious liberty is a core American and Arizona value, so is non-discrimination."
[The Arizona Republic, Washington Post]