Unruh Civil Rights Act

The Unruh Civil Rights Act (California Civil Code Section 51) provides protection from discrimination by all business establishments in California, including housing and public accommodations, because of age, ancestry, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex and sexual orientation. Other State laws relating to prohibitions of discrimination based on disability include California Civil Codes Sections 54 through 55.2 .

Full Text of the Law:

California Civil Code Section 51

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