According to madfi.org ..
Since shall issue was started in June of 2003 there have been 177,777* permit to carry’s issued.
From June 2003 until January 2009 there were 56,975 permits issued in those 5 1/2 years..
Since then 120,802 have been issued.
In just over 5 1/2 years.
Hmmm…Coincidence Mr Obama?
* Minnesota Gun Owners Civil Rights Alliance states 181,286..
But lets not quibble about a few thousand MORE shall we?