The kids toy giant Lego is demanding Utah’s Culper Precision cease producing handguns that look as if they were made from Lego toys.
BBC reports that Culper Precision does custom work on Austrian-designed Glock 19 pistols. Culper Precision refers to its custom Glock 19 as the “Block 19.”
Culper Precision noted that it came up with the idea of the gun as part of an effort to “highlight the pure enjoyment of the shooting sports.”
But the Danish company Lego demanded Culper Precision cease making the pistols, as they are “covered in what looks like Lego bricks.”
Michael Bloomberg-affiliated Moms Demand Action contacted Lego about the pistol, after which Lego sent their “cease and desist” letter, BBC reports. The group’s founder Shannon Watts exploded on Twitter.
This “Lego Glock” is an actual thing you can buy, build and shoot: “…honestly what childhood toy is more welcoming