01. The government wants to [outlaw] pipes used for smoking marijuana.
02. The government has tried to silence its opposition by [outlawing] certain political parties.
03. Alcohol was [outlawed] in this country for a short time in the 1930s.
04. Jesse James was a famous [outlaw] of the Wild West.
05. In my opinion, the music of Britney Spears should be [outlawed] because of its negative influence on the art world.
06. Intense lobbying by consumer groups in the 1930s forced governments around the world to [outlaw] false claims in advertising.
07. In 1882, after more than 15 years of robbing banks, [outlaw] Jesse James was shot in the back by one of his own gang.
08. Many people feel that the use of cell phones by those who are driving a car should be [outlawed].
09. In 1905, forced labor practices were completely [outlawed] in Thailand.
10. The government continues to [outlaw] the sale of marijuana, but generally ignores the personal use of the drug.
11. The sale of chewing gum is [outlawed] in Singapore.
12. In 1990, Romania [outlawed] the Communist Party, the first former communist country in Eastern Europe to do so.
13. Slavery was [outlawed] in United States territories in June of 1862.
14. The British government [outlawed] the Irish Republican Army in 1974, three days after a bomb exploded in a Birmingham pub, killing 21 people.
15. In the early 1900s, women voters used their lobby to convince legislators to [outlaw] the production, sale and consumption of alcohol.

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