President Barack Obama has created a special team, led by Vice President Joe Biden, to offer "concrete proposals" to curb gun violence no later than January.

A majority of Americans support banning the sale of military-style assault weapons.

Obama says after he receives recommendations from Biden's group, he will push legislation "without delay." The president is urging Congress to hold votes on the bill.

The move comes after Friday's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, CT. Twenty children and six adults were killed at the school by a gunman wielding a semi-automatic rifle.

Watch the President's Announcement: