Adventists believe in and encourage abstinence for both men and women before marriage.
Avoidance of these consequences encourages conformity and abstinence in adolescents.
Mrs. Phillips, whose supporters control 12 of the council's 23 votes, has been fighting to make sure that the curriculum, above all, encourages abstinence.
Motivational incentives, which uses positive reinforcement to encourage abstinence from the addictive substance.
The House bill does have $300 million for "marriage promotion" and $50 million to encourage sexual abstinence.
The rule does not encourage self-sacrifice or financial abstinence.
And these are also states where the culture encourages sexual abstinence before marriage, she said.