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U.S. Code Title 42, Chapter 21 - Civil Rights

A number of federal statutes protect the civil rights of individuals and prohibit discrimination in a wide range of areas. Below, you’ll find links to sections of the code dealing with employment discrimination, access to public accommodations, civil actions for the deprivation of rights, and more. Explore the statutes to learn more about your civil rights and the types of illegal discrimination.

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