The death penalty is a very fraught subject. It’s also an ironic one. Pro-abortion people, the ones who are comfortable with third trimester abortion, can’t stand the death penalty. Pro-Life people, the ones who think a zygote deserves as much protection as a fully realized adult, support the death penalty.
Or maybe it’s not so ironic. The difference is the way in which the two sides value life and responsibility. Dennis Prager explains: