Judges should enforce the 1 Year Mandatory Jail Time.
THE BARTLEY-FOX LAW, ENACTED IN MASSACHUSETTS IN APRIL, 1975, WAS INTENDED TO REDUCE THE INCIDENCE OF GUN RELATED CRIMES AND ILLICIT CARRYING OF FIREARMS.
Police Officers work hard, risk their lives every day coming across illegally owned weapons, during traffic stops, conducting raids, during actual shooting scenes.
Then in Court, the person arrested walks away on probation, or does a shortened sentence.
Many move on somewhere else and continue the criminal activity. Maybe in your neighborhood next!