The appeal had been put forward by the group Alliance for Marriage and the Family (AFM) who intervened because the Attorney General of Ontario had refused to do so.
What does AFM stand for?
AFM stands for Alliance for Marriage (JewishWorldReview.com)
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A request that the Alliance for Marriage and Family (a coalition of five organizations that support traditional forms of marriage and family) to appeal a judgment of the Ontario Court of Appeal, was turned down by Supreme Court Justice Louis Lebel.
Bob Adams, vice president of the Alliance for Marriage, said it makes no sense for his Washington-based organization to push for a federal amendment on Capitol Hill, given the change in the political climate brought about by last fall's election in which Democrats won control of Congress.
George and another council member, Mary Ann Glendon, a Harvard University law professor, are both on the board of the anti-gay Alliance for Marriage.
State actions are "a prelude to the real battle," said Matt Daniels, president of The Alliance for Marriage, a Washington-based organization that advocates for a federal constitutional amendment defining marriage as between a man and a woman.
USCCB officials also joined a proamendment press conference sponsored by the Alliance for Marriage
Alliance for Marriage Homepage, National Wirthlin Poll Finds that Most Americans Support a Constitutional Amendment to Defend Marriage, at http://www.
The Alliance for Marriage and Family-which includes the Catholic Civil Rights League, REAL Women, the Evangelical Fellowship, Focus on the Family and the Christian Legal Fellowship--filed a factum in the case "to protect the 'traditional family unit in Canadian society and law.