That's all well and good if you're just found carrying before the actual licenses are available, but what happens if you carry and actually have to use the weapon to defend yourself? In that event, CAN a prosecutor no bill? And what about civil lawsuit by the goblin you shoot (or his estate)? What's your defense going to be?
"The county web site told me it's okay to ignore the law"?
I don't think that'll go far in court.
I think you make a good point, but the alternative is not one that most of us would like to consider.
"Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do." Benjamin Franklin