Centuries Ago, A "Witch Hunt" Was Not A Metaphor. It Was State-Sanctioned Murder (Documentary Traile
For all the things we can say about living in society today... at LEAST "witchcraft" is no longer a crime (and look above to see why the quote marks were necessary; lots of room for interpretation in those 'laws' that can get someone f*ck*d UP)! Of course, there is still enough frivolous prosecution and unfair persecution today to go around twice.
Historian Suzannah Lipscomb investigates the witch hunts that plagued Britain in the 17th century, examining common myths about their origin.
A Channel 5 two-part documentary that you can catch on Netflix (no chill).
WITCH HUNT: A CENTURY OF MURDER (NETFLIX)