Intimidation, in law, the illegal use of threats or violence to force a person to do or not to do a certain act. It includes false imprisonment, threats of injury to the person or members of his or her family, or actual violence. Generally, contracts made under intimidation have no legal standing.
The police knock on your door, and a knot forms in your stomach when you're told the reason for the handcuffs: You're being arrested for a crime you haven't committed -- yet.
Several recent high-profile mass killings in the U.S. have stepped up the very heated gun control debate. With so many studies and arguments out there, we inject some impartial facts in the gun control debate.