Here's why the Sandy Hook father wasn't "heckled"

But no: After each of those calls for gun control, Heslin got the full attention of his audience. No interruptions, no heckling, no nothing. It’s only after he twice calls on the audience to rebut his opinions about assault rifles that he draws some audience participation. Had multiple news outlets not mischaracterized the session as a hecklefest, it might well have stood as a model of civil and patient discussion of a pressing public matter.