Here Are North Koreans 'Voting' in Their 'Elections' North Korea held its "elections" this weekend, the first time the nation has "voted" since Kim Jong-un became its supreme leader (because his father died, not because he was voted into office). The sign on the left read: "March 9 is the Supreme People's Assembly's Deputies Election Day. Everyone, let's give assenting votes!" The "or else" is implied. Kim Jong-un arrives at the Kim Il-sung ...
March 9, 2014 - The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News
Sam Brownback in Sacramento Bee In an article following the debate, Brownback wrote, "If belief in evolution means simply assenting to microevolution, small changes over time within a species, I am happy to say, as I have in the past, that I believe it to be true."
Quentin Bryce in The Age One has to be aware of what you are assenting to,Ms Bryce said last night. "You couldn't sign any document without reading it thoroughly and understanding and sometimes asking questions."
Rachel Adler in Ha'aretz The experience of getting married should not entail passively assenting to values the couple rejects,says Adler.