The NRA and other gun lobbyists helped defeat federal legislation calling for universal background checks by spreading lies, according to Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), co-sponsor of the amendment and a lifetime NRA member. Claims that the legislation would lead to a federal gun registry, prevent transfers between family members, and violate the Second Amendment were just some of the “mistruths” being spread.

Find out the real facts on universal background checks with this new NYAGV document:

Gun Background Checks: 8 Myths and Facts