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Akins row: Missouri residents give their views

22 August 2012 Last updated at 10:07 BST

The Republican candidate for the American Presidency, Mitt Romney, has called on a fellow Republican to end his campaign for election to the Senate after he made controversial comments about rape.

Todd Akin, a Congressman, caused uproar by suggesting that women's bodies could prevent pregnancy in certain cases of rape.

Residents in Missouri, the seat Mr Akin was hoping to win, had mixed opinions about what he should do next.