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There isn't currently an answer for this in canon, but there is some reasonable speculation that can be made: "I doubt they would allow her to bring her own weapon on board." There isn't anything to say that they wouldn't. The Federation may have an equivalent to the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution that says that its citizens have the ...


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I think that would be less under the Prime Directive and more under First Contact procedures. First Contact procedures have an application, and that's when you're likely to encounter a civilization during exploration. It's not a factor when visiting their homeworld; you know you're a guest there. They're worried about chance encounters in other worlds ...


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The Prime Directive, aka General Order One, states that: "No starship may interfere with the normal development of any alien life or society." That has often been translated in the facts as forbidding contact with any civilisation unable to reach the stars by themselves, with the possession of working warp technology used as the tipping point, as explained ...


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This question is closely associated with the question Was Spock the first Vulcan to attend Starfleet Academy? I stumbled across Star Trek: The Fearful Summons, © 1995.  It is a novel written by Denny Martin Flinn, one of the authors of the screenplay for Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991), and claims (on the cover) to be a sequel to that film. ...


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