« La. Gov. Bobby Jindal’s Advice to GOP: ‘Stop Being the Stupid Party’ | Main | White House Makeover: Top Strategist David Plouffe Out »

Biden Takes Gun Control Message to Virginia

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- As Congressional Democrats push new laws prohibiting sales of military-style rifles and high-capacity magazines, Vice President Joe Biden takes his campaign on the road.

On Friday, Biden will take his case to Virginia Commonwealth University, where he'll hold a roundtable with cabinet officials and experts on gun violence.  

In an online chat Thursday, Biden argued the administration's proposals aren't meant to take guns away from law-abiding citizens.

"I don't view it as gun control.  I view it as gun safety," he said during his first ever Google+ “Fireside Hangout.”

An ABC News/Washington Post poll this week shows a slight majority of Americans are in favor of the proposals.  But the National Rifle Association says Americans know "gun bans do not work."

Copyright 2013 ABC News Radio

ABC News Radio