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Judge Orders Release of Confidential Prop 8 Campaign Docs, ACLU to Appeal Decision

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Get ready to see some dirty laundry aired. On Monday Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker ordered gay marriage advocacy groups to turn over campaign materials from the election fight over Proposition 8, "a move that could prolong the legal challenge to California's ban on gay nuptials."

What does this mean? Well, this means that the ACLU and EQCA must turn over previously confidential campaign docs. They had objected but Walker got mad and stormed out of courtroom last week. He was probably mad because this may delay final arguments, previously expected to come in April, and his ruling. So now it's anyone's guess when that ruling will happen now.

The ACLU, though, is not pleased and plan on appealing Walker's former order. In part of a statement by ACLU of Northern California, staff attorney Elizabeth Gill said: