My Daughter Has Her Mom; She Doesn’t Need Wonder Woman

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by John Ellis

Minus a few sputtering, identity politics preaching exceptions, the blockbuster movie Wonder Woman has become cause célèbre for feminists the world over. Articles abound declaring Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman as the feminist heroine needed for today. Googling the words “every girl should watch Wonder Woman” uncovers a bevy of articles. Thankfully, my daughter doesn’t need to watch Wonder Woman; she has a heroic, highly accomplished, gracious woman living with her, modeling and teaching her what being a woman means.

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Wonder Woman as a Proverbs 31 Woman?

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by John Ellis

I have yet to watch the new Wonder Woman movie. Not because I’m opposed to a movie about Wonder Woman, nor am I necessarily opposed to this current iteration of the DC heroine. I just don’t watch many movies. However, the amount of noise and cultural tug-of-war surrounding Wonder Woman makes me occasionally wonder if I should carve out some time to watch the Gal Gadot vehicle.

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Businesses Should Be Allowed to Ban Men

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by John Ellis

If you happen to be in Austin, TX this Friday, the Alamo Drafthouse is hosting a special screening of the new movie Wonder Woman starring Gal Gadot. However, if you are in Austin, TX but are a man, don’t bother attending; the screening is for women only.

I’m fine with the movie theatre hosting a women-only screening of Wonder Woman. You see, I’m a conservative, and I believe that the free market is the best way for society to create wealth in order to fulfill the Bible’s commands to feed the poor, clothe the naked, and care for the oppressed. Because I support the free market, I happen to believe that business owners have the right to serve or not serve whomever they wish. This is why I support the Alamo Drafthouse’s right to host a women-only screening of Wonder Woman.

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