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SHOTLIST:AP Television - AP Clients OnlyPhoenix, Arizona - February 26, 20141. Wide of cheering crowd celebrating the veto of SB 10622. Wide of crowd holding posters that say "thank you governor brewer"3. Medium of people with posters4. SOUNDBITE: (English) Grant Miller, Opposed SB 1062 (transcript below)5. Wide of Arizona Governor Jan Brewer walking into press conference6. SOUNDBITE: (English) Gov. Jan Brewer (R) Arizona (transcript below)KXNV - EMBARGO ARIZONA, MANDATORY COURTESY "ABC15.COM" ON ALL FRAMES OF VIDEOPhoenix, Arizona - February 25, 20147. Various tight shots of a printed copy of SB 1062AP Television - AP Clients OnlyPhoenix, Arizona - February 26, 20148. Various tight shots of a printed copy of SB 10629. Exterior sign of Arizona Senate building10. SOUNDBITE: State Sen. Al Melvin (R) Tucson (transcript below)11. Wide shot of crowd cheering12. SOUNDBITE: (English) Carrie Wallinger, Opposed SB 106213. Medium panning to tight shot of a man with an American flag in his shirt pocket14. Tight shot of a sign thanking Gov. Brewer for the veto15. Wide shot of American flag on pole16. Tight shot of American flag blowing in windVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:OPPONENTS OF ARIZONA'S CONTROVERSIAL RELIGIOUS LIBERTY BILL -- SB 1062 -- BROKE OUT IN CHEERS LATE WEDNESDAY AS THEY HEARD THAT GOVERNOR JAN BREWER HAD VETOED THE LEGISLATION.SOUNDBITE: (English) Grant Miller, Opposed SB 1062"this shows this nation that not all arizonans are like those extremists and that there are good people here."MOMENTS EARLIER, BREWER SAID SHE GAVE THE BILL CAREFUL DELIBERATION BEFORE TURNING IT DOWN. SOUNDBITE: (English) Gov. Jan Brewer (R) Arizona"I have not heard one example in Arizona where business owners religious liberty has been violated. The bill is broadly worded and could result in unintended and negative consequences. THE BILL....BACKED BY REPUBLICANS IN THE LEGISLATURE WAS DESIGNED TO GIVE ADDED PROTECTION FROM LAWSUITS TO PEOPLE WHO ASSERT THEIR RELIGIOUS BELIEFS IN REFUSING SERVICE TO GAYS.PROPONENTS SAID IT PROMOTED FREEDOM....NOT DISCRIMINATION.SOUNDBITE: State Sen. Al Melvin (R) Arizona"We have to be vigilant to protect all of our liberties whether it be the Second Amendment or the first, in this case, freedom of religion."BUT OPPONENTS WEREN'T BUYING IT.SOUNDBITE: (English) Carrie Wallinger, Opposed SB 1062"this is an embarrassment for our state. I'm glad she vetoed it. I don't think we should be here."THE BILL PUT ARIZONA INTO THE NATIONAL SPOTLIGHT, BUT OPPONENTS WARNED THAT BUSINESSES LOOKING INTO EXPANDING INTO THE STATE MAY NOT DO SO IF THE BILL BECAME LAW.ROBERT BUMSTED.. ASSOCIATED PRESS.