The stock certificates could be pre-printed,
don't require a background check,
& I doubt DOJ would have gotten you your license this week if they'd received it 01DEC.
They're swamped & obviously had no clue how many citizens wanted permission slips.
Wonder if the numbers will give politicians pause when they think about doing something stupid in re civil rights?
(Not that we'd harm them directly, leave that to the Democrats, but rather knowing that they can be voted out.)