Ben Shapiro joined the growing chorus of Republicans calling on American citizens to sacrifice the elderly during an appearance on Dave Rubin’s program this week. These are people who have argued until they were blue in the face that a cluster of cells inside a uterus had legal rights, but an elderly person apparently can be sacrificed on the altar of Wall Street. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at 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