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Sen. Grassley calls for a study on gun laws and mental health

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U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley, of Iowa, is speaking out gun laws. U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley, of Iowa, is speaking out gun laws.

Since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary, the issue on gun control has come up a lot.

While some Republican senators have stayed quiet the subject, U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley, of Iowa, is speaking out.

He's called for a study on gun laws, and mental health problems.

"We'll what I hope to come from it is a consensus on what needs to be done, and a consensus just beyond guns...This should be talked about not in the emotion of 28 deaths but, in the non emotional atmosphere in between these or, so we don't have anymore," Senator Chuck Grassley, (R) Iowa said.

Grassley hopes this will happen in the near future.

Wednesday, President Barack Obama appointed Vice President Joe Biden to lead an administration-wide effort to come up with new recommendations to reduce gun violence.

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