Attendees at a gun show in Miami have mixed feelings about Obama's executive actions. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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How Obama's Proposals Are Playing Out At Gun Shows

Who's a gun dealer and who's not? Vendors and buyers at a Miami gun show have mixed reactions to the president's action on guns.

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The handgun sales counter at Northwest Armory in Portland, Ore. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Judi and Wayne Richardson, who lost their daughter Darien to gun violence in 2010, filed an application for a referendum on background checks Monday. Richardson Family hide caption

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"I think that urban America has got to respect what rural America is about, where 99 percent of the people in my state who hunt are law abiding people," the 2016 Democratic presidential hopeful said to NPR. Lydia Thompson/NPR hide caption

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President Obama speaks in April after the Senate rejected a bill that would expand background checks on guns. The White House is seeking to clarify rules that bar firearm possession due to mental health problems. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., has drawn the focus of gun control proponents for voting against a bid to expand criminal background checks for gun buyers. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Firearms for sale at a gun show in Annapolis, Md., on April 14. Andrew Harnik /The Washington Times /Landov hide caption

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