I have rarely heard of anything quite as US-centric and cargo cultish
Make the legislation and interplanetary flowers will bloom? And will the Space Navy defend the right of US citizens to select the space trajectories that they damn well please if
tsarist soviet russian space police overtakes a colonists' cargo ship on the high spaces?
"Throughout history, governments have spurred growth in new frontiers by instituting sensible legislation"
Like, trade barriers, letters of patent, blocades, tariffs and duties and a bit of genocide of the natives on the side. Yeah, we get it, the pleasuring of political animals is de rigeur, but can we keep it low-key?