With this act and Gingrich's subsequent conversion, Hudson said Gingrich has ratified his devotion to the “theocon” agenda.
Yet the men who wrote and ratified that provision had extensive gun laws—and many of them were racially discriminatory.
They came of age as Reagan defined a new political era and Clinton ratified it.
Kerry was a major proponent of the New START treaty with Russia, which the Senate ratified after a long debate in December 2010.
Any proposed amendment would then have to be ratified by both houses of 38 state legislatures (three-fourths of the states).
This is what occurred and is the truth, on the oath that he has taken, on which he affirmed and ratified it.
The Legislature has met and ratified the Thirteenth Amendment.
On hearing the words, The treaty is ratified unanimously, he exclaimed, Where —— were the Democrats?
By February, 1779, all the other states had ratified the articles of confederation.
About this time the articles of confederation were ratified.
mid-14c., from Old French ratifier (13c.), from Medieval Latin ratificare "confirm, approve," literally "fix by reckoning," from Latin ratus "fixed by calculation; determined; approved; certain, sure; valid" (past participle adjective from reri "to reckon, think;" see reason (v.)) + root of facere "to make" (see factitious). Related: Ratified; ratifying.