“Citizen Ruth” quotes(1996)
Plot – Thirty-year-old Ruth Stoops is so ruined by drugs that she resorts to sniffing glue and paint and on top of that she is pregnant again. However, when a judge declares her incapable of carrying out parental duties, she is co-opted by Gail Stoney, wife of the president of an anti-abortion committee. Obviously, the pro-choice supporters intervene and poor Ruth becomes the reluctant center of a fierce controversy between opposing factions.
All actors – Laura Dern, Swoosie Kurtz, Kurtwood Smith, Mary Kay Place, Kelly Preston, M.C. Gainey, Kenneth Mars, David Graf, Kathleen Noone, Tippi Hedren, Burt Reynolds, Lance Romeshow all
“Citizen Ruth” Quotes 4 quotes
“I slept in a few dumpsters. Maybe I slept on some babies.”
“- Nurse: Let me just ask you something, Ruth. Have you ever really taken the time to think about what it means to have an abortion?
- Ruth Stoops: It means that I don't have to go to jail and it means I don't have to have another baby and it means that I can start getting my life together ...
- Nurse: Don't you think that's all just a little...” (continue)(continue reading)
“I don't wanna go back to jail again. Least not for more than a week or two.”
“- Rachel: It is always women like you who are most victimized by anti-choice: indigent women, third-world women, women of color.
- Ruth Stoops: I'm not a colored woman!”