It's technically true. There is no policy that requires disconnection from people "who have different beliefs".
The MAA will just tell you that you will not get service as long as you are connected to certain people, and let you come to your own conclusion.
Org people are able to hold people in submission, because people do not naturally resist. Especially when they have been held from a young age, as she was.
One observation I had a while back, and which I wrote down
You are not free because somebody awards you freedom; you are free because you...
Much of this is the fault of the parents, who decided that their participation in Scientology and the Sea Org was more important than the welfare of their own children.
One decision I made, when my eldest was about 11, was to never allow my kids to go to the org. I knew if I did, I would have...