A new bipartisan bill working its way through the Senate could put an end to discrimination taking place in the housing industry, where landlords routinely deny housing to citizens who have to use housing subsidy vouchers from the government. This is blatant discrimination against low income Americans, and often forces them into more dangerous areas or back out onto the streets. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses the problem and the legislation designed to fix it.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at DeSmogBlog.com. He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced