But the Supreme Court of Canada agreed, you see. I could not become a Senator because under the British North America Act, as a woman, I was not a person. I, Emily Murphy, author of the Janey Canuck books, pioneer in the war against narcotics, first female magistrate in the Empire, but not a person. So, we took it all the way to London. A group of Canadian women, labouring ten long years, against ridicule, husbands saying, “There there, dear.” Until those noble lords of the Privy Council agreed in 1929. I, Emily Murphy of Alberta, and all Canadian women after me: Persons under the law. So, we could sit in the Senate after all.