Eden Metzger

Eden Metzger

Eden Metzger is a journalism intern with The Well News. She is also attending classes at George Mason University during the summer of 2022. An honors student and journalism major, Metzger just completed her sophomore year in college. While attending community college she was recognized for her writing skills and was published in Forum magazine. She plans to study abroad next year and apply to transfer to UC Berkeley in fall 2023.


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June 28, 2022
by Eden Metzger
In the Wake of Dobbs, Uncertainty Grows for Foster Care System

WASHINGTON — Among the questions now being asked in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v.... Read More

WASHINGTON — Among the questions now being asked in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, overturning 50 years of abortion rights protections, is what the long-term impact will be on the nation’s adoption and foster care systems.... Read More

June 23, 2022
by Eden Metzger
FDA Says No to Juul Sales

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday ordered Juul Labs to pull its electronic cigarettes from the U.S.... Read More

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday ordered Juul Labs to pull its electronic cigarettes from the U.S. market, a move intended to curb a multibillion-dollar industry blamed for sparking a national surge in teen vaping.  "Today's action is further progress on the FDA's... Read More

June 21, 2022
by Eden Metzger
Delaware Passes Assault Weapons Ban

DOVER, Del. — A ban on sales of AR-15 rifles and other assault style weapons passed the Delaware Senate last... Read More

DOVER, Del. — A ban on sales of AR-15 rifles and other assault style weapons passed the Delaware Senate last week, by a 13-8 vote, with every Republican in the chamber voting no on the measure and all but one Democrat voting yes. The bill will... Read More

June 16, 2022
by Eden Metzger
America’s Wildlife Would Benefit From Historic Conservation Bill

WASHINGTON — With the passage of a historic conservation bill this week, the U.S. House committed over $2 billion to... Read More

WASHINGTON — With the passage of a historic conservation bill this week, the U.S. House committed over $2 billion to restoring habitats and potentially saving scores of species from extinction. In addition to being a watershed moment for the conservation movement, the 231-190 vote in favor... Read More

June 13, 2022
by Eden Metzger
Study Suggests America’s Primary Election System Ripe for Reform

WASHINGTON — Political primaries are not mentioned in the Constitution of the United States, but it’s highly likely the founding... Read More

WASHINGTON — Political primaries are not mentioned in the Constitution of the United States, but it’s highly likely the founding fathers would have rejected them outright had anyone thought to suggest them at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787. Primaries came into being as a... Read More

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