Spanish dildo nativity scene leads to threats against sex shop

A nativity scene painted on dildos has caused uproar in a Spanish town.

The display of three ceramic dildos, commissioned especially this year, has even led to threats of violence against the Non Sit Peccatum sex shop in Talavera de la Reina, near Toledo.

Te shop's sign was vandalised and the owner was forced to call the police.

One written threat revealed by the shop on its Facebook page said: "Learn the word 'respect'. There will be no more warnings. Heed my words if you want to see 2017," according to the Local.

The three dildos, based on the shop's popular 'Lancer of Talavera' model, depict Jesus, Mary and Joseph.

Non Sit Peccatum owner Héctor Valdivielso said: "A man with his wife ordered me to remove the offending scene and said that if I didn’t he would remove it himself."

He took down the display after a crowd gathered outside to berate shoppers, he said. But in a poll that asked passersby to say whether it should be reinstated, more than three-quarters voted for its return.

Mr Valdivielso said: "People asked me not to give in to blackmail. So it’s going back in the window."

It is not the first time this year that dildos have hit the headlines.

Students at the University of Texas in Austin used sex toys to protest a law that allowed licensed gun owners aged 21 or over to carry a concealed firearm on campus.

Their protest was called "C**ks not Glocks".

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