Eventually, through persistent action, it will change.
It makes no sense to me not to be able to carry at Krogers w/out CPL, because they sell alcohol. They arent gonna let you crack open a 6 pack of beer and start drinking it in the store, and wait for an hour or 2 so you get drunk enough to impair your judgement. And even if you did, its not going to send you on a killing spree in the deli.
Oh but with that magical little blue permission slip, everything changes.