Capital punishment in Romania was abolished in 1989, and has been prohibited by the Constitution of Romania since 1991.
Famous quotes containing the words capital punishment, capital and/or punishment:
“We saw the machinery where murderers are now executed. Seven have been executed. The plan is better than the old one. It is quietly done. Only a few, at the most about thirty or forty, can witness [an execution]. It excites nobody outside of the list permitted to attend. I think the time for capital punishment has passed. I would abolish it. But while it lasts this is the best mode.”
—Rutherford Birchard Hayes (18221893)
“Womanwith a capital lettershould by now have ceased to be a specialty. There should be no more need of movements on her behalf, and agitations for her advancement and development ... than for the abolition of negro slavery in the United States.”
—Marion Harland (18301922)
“Going to the opera, like getting drunk, is a sin that carries its own punishment with it.”
—Hannah More (17451833)