Civil Rights Act
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- Civil Rights Act of 1866, extending the rights of emancipated slaves
- Civil Rights Act of 1871, also known as the Ku Klux Klan Act
- Civil Rights Act of 1875, prohibiting discrimination in hotels, trains, and other public facilities; found unconstitutional in 1883
- Civil Rights Act of 1957, establishing the Civil Rights Commission
- Civil Rights Act of 1960, establishing federal inspection of local voter registration polls
- Civil Rights Act of 1964, prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, and national origin by federal and state governments as well as some public places
- Civil Rights Act of 1968, also known as the Fair Housing Act
- Civil Rights Act of 1991, providing the right to trial by jury on discrimination claims and introducing the possibility of emotional distress damages, while limiting the amount that a jury could award
- California: Unruh Civil Rights Act, prohibiting discrimination in housing
- Texas: Texas Labor Code, Chapter 21: Employment Discrimination
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