A federal appeals court ordered Texas on Wednesday to pay about $600,000 to cover the legal fees for two same-sex couples who defeated the state’s ban on same-sex marriage in a protracted court battle. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit awarded $585,470 in attorneys’ fees and about $20,000 in costs arising from the challenge to the plaintiffs in the case, Cleopatra DeLeon, Nicole Dimetman, Victor Holmes and Mark Phariss. State of Texas Ordered to Pay $600,000 to Gay Couples Sooner or later the lines will be drawn and people aren't going to put up with this bs. Crooked ass Government probably created this marriage bs so they can get rich of " Married couples" by certain tax brackets put in place for the you know " married only people". ......... The Government leads you to believe that every gawed damn thing they come up with seems to always circle around back to them and how they make money of " WE THE PEOPLE" ..... Getting married, divorcing, fkn child support ( which is always i favor of the mother, as they rape the males over the coals), going to jail, getting out of jail no matter wth spin you put on it the gawd dam government makes freaking money off the bs. the point of the rant , Get the GOV out of every aspect of our freaking lives and let Churches marry people and yes many are going to marry the gays.