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What Is Civil Rights Law?
Civil Rights Law

What Is Civil Rights Law?

If you've never heard of the United States' civil rights laws, then you might be wondering what they are and what they mean. First of all, they protect people from discrimination based on race, gender, age, national origin, religion, or sexual orientation. However, these laws have many different types of violations, and not all of them are illegal. In fact, some people's rights are protected by more than one law. In this article, we'll discuss several of them. Title VII Under Title VII, employers can't discriminate against applicants or employees based on their race, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Although U.S. law doesn't specifically protect against this kind of discrimination, the Supreme Court has ruled that failure to conform to certain sexual stereotypes is unlawful u...