It was suggested that perhaps a licensing program of some sort would be a decent solution to this dillemma.
It is not.
Washington DC proved beyond any reasonable doubt that anti-gun governments will take every opportunity to make the process as demeaning and difficult as possible, if not impossible.
Check out this saga to see what I mean:
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.