Conservatives Keep Equating Abortion And The Death Penalty: Here's Why That Comparison Falls Apart

A conservative caller wants to know why progressives are working hard to abolish the death penalty but are working to keep abortion illegal. Positions that for him and other conservatives amounts to an apparent contradiction. Why is abortion morally and legally sound but the death penalty so morally disgusting that progressives have mobilized to put a legal end to it, for the conservatives that see abortion as murder, this might be a hard thing to figure out.