The Constitution and Civil Rights

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10. Civil Rights Acts of Sixteen States 1

CALIFORNIA

I. Civil Rights Statutes

SEC. 51. Rights of citizens in places of public accommodation or amusement. All citizens within the jurisdiction of this state are entitled to the full and equal accommodation, advantages, facilities and privileges of inns, restaurants, hotels, eating-houses, places where ice cream or soft drinks of any kind are sold for consumption on the premises, barber shops, bath houses, theaters, skating rinks, public conveyances and all other places of public accommodation or amusement, subject only to the condition and limitations established by law, and applicable alike to all citizens.

SEC. 52. Denial of accommodations: discrimination: liability in damages. Whoever denies to any citizen, except for reasons applicable alike to every race or color, the full accommodations, advantages, facilities, and privileges enumerated in section fifty-one of this code, or who aids, or incites, such denial, or whoever makes any discrimination, distinction or restriction on account of color or race, or except for good cause, applicable alike to citizens of every color or race whatever, in respect to the admission of any citizen to, or his treatment in, any inn ... , for each and every such offense is liable in damages in an amount not less than one hundred dollars, which may be recovered in an action at law brought for that purpose.

SEC. 53. Admittance to place of amusement, etc. on presentation of ticket or price of tickets; exceptions. It is unlawful for any corporation, person or association, or the proprietor, lessee, or the agents of either, of any opera-house, theater, melodeon, museum, circus, caravan, race‐ course, fair or other place of public amusement or entertainment, to refuse admittance to any person over the age of 21 years, who presents the ticket of admission ... , or who tenders the price thereof for such ticket, and who demands admission to such place. Any person under the influence of liquor, or who is guilty of boisterous conduct or

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The author is grateful to Marie-Louise Nickerson for her contribution to this compilation of state civil rights acts.

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