Persecution and intimidation are tyrannical ways of destroying the liberty of those that you oppose/hate. The rise of totalitarianism in the USA is deepening the divide and going to destroy the USA.
Intimidation: Is It Your Go-To Control Tool?
Intimidation is a favorite tool of those that persecute others, is it one of your favorite tools to control others?
Persecution: Does The Ends Justify The Means?
Subject (someone) to hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of their race or political or religious beliefs.