“Malo periculosam, libertatem quam quietam servitutem.”
That's right, the American Founders hired men that owned their own warships! For all the 2A opponents that say it doesn't apply to modern weapons, I want my own warship - WITH CANNONS!
Read of the war ship Essex. Financed and builded by private citizens.
Article I, § 8, clause 11 of the ConstitutionTo declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water;