WATCH LIVE: Vice President talks gun violence during Facebook town hall

Speaking from the White House, Biden will answer questions that readers of Parents Magazine submitted on Facebook.

President Obama has pushed Congress to pass new laws aimed at reducing gun violence, arguing during the State of the Union that the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School had changed the debate.

"It has been two months since Newtown. I know this is not the first time this country has debated how to reduce gun violence. But this time is different," Obama said in the first State of the Union speech of his second term.

During his address to the nation, the president acknowledged that government policies won't eliminate all gun violence, but said any progress is worth the effort.

Obama also took his message on the road, speaking in his hometown of Chicago last Friday

“The experience of gun ownership is different in urban areas than it is in rural areas,” Obama said. “But these proposals deserve a vote in Congress. They deserve a vote."

In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook shooting, Obama assigned Biden to lead an administration task force to develop effective gun-control policies.

The vice president has been doing outreach for the White House, including a Google Plus Hangout last month.

"I don't view it as gun control, I view it as gun safety," Biden said, discussing the administration's plan in his first-ever video chat on the social network.

"My interpretation of the Second Amendment is, it's an individual right ... to own a weapon for recreation, for hunting and also for your own self-protection," Biden said.