In capital cases, there is a rule that people who can’t impose the death penalty can’t sit on the jury. This rule was established when opposition to the death penalty was an outlier position, so disqualifying opponents seemed like no big deal.
For the last couple of decades, however, opposition to the death penalty has been steadily rising. More and more people are disqualified.
Do you see where this is heading?
Here’s a 2-minute video: