Boris Johnson's Plan To Suspend Parliament Ruled Legal By High Court

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Boris Johnson's Plan To Suspend Parliament Ruled Legal By High Court
The ruling is set to be appealed in the supreme court Sept. 17.
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to suspend Parliament has been ruled legal by London's high court. 

Last week, Queen Elizabeth II approved Johnson's plan to halt Parliament's work from Sept. 9 to Oct. 14. That would give lawmakers even less time to prevent a no-deal Brexit.

Businesswoman and anti-Brexit activist Gina Miller's legal challenge to the suspension was heard on Thursday by "three of the most senior judges in England and Wales," according to the Guardian.

After the challenge was rejected, Miller said outside of the courthouse, "We need to protect our institutions. It’s not right that they should be shut down or bullied especially at this most momentous time in our history." She is set to appeal the ruling before the British supreme court on Sept. 17.

The U.K. House of Commons voted Wednesday to effectively remove the possibility of a no-deal Brexit. Now the House of Lords will decide whether or not to approve the bill.

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN.