Example sentences for: outlawing

How can you use “outlawing” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • At the end of 1919, Congress passed the Volstead Act outlawing the manufacture, sale, or transport of intoxicating beverages.

  • 209, the California ballot measure outlawing racial and gender preferences in state hiring and college admissions, and that Davis would not do this.

  • Losers: American companies, handcuffed by the Helms-Burton Act's outlawing of trade with Cuba.

  • There were previously unthinkable triumphs: protests at Birmingham and Selma, Ala., that helped topple Jim Crow; a quarter-million Americans gathering in Washington to demand racial equality; black activists and Northern white volunteers registering hordes of black voters; a civil-rights act outlawing racial discrimination, passed despite a three-month Senate filibuster.

  • In the act of 1991, Congress rectified this problem, explicitly outlawing such racial harassment by employers.


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