The fact that the US House of Representatives added an amendment to H R 5136 that repealed the policy of “don’t ask don’t tell” when it comes to gays in the military has been the focus of some media attention nationally, (Washington Post as example) or the (New York Times) and here in Ohio, (Columbus Dispatch as example). We know that it passed the House 234 to 194 with 5 Republicans voting to repeal and 26 Democrats voting against the repeal amendment. You might be interested in how members of the House from Ohio voted…
John Boccieri, Steve Driehaus, Marcia Fudge, Marcy Kaptur, Mary Jo Kilroy, Dennis Kucinich, Tim Ryan, Zachary Space, Betty Sutton, Charles Wilson – voted Yes
Steve Austria, John Boehner, Jim Jordan, Steven LaTourette, Robert Latta, Jean Schmidt, Pat Tiberi, Michael Turner – voted No
The vote was straight party lines, Democrats voting yes – Republicans voting no.