Supreme Court upholds most of Obamacare; PR pros fire off press releases

The historic ruling on the Affordable Health Care for America Act dropped this morning and everyone is talking about it. Expect a flurry of press releases as organizations stake their positions on the decision.

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Various press release distribution services began humming this morning as companies, organizations, and politicians staked their positions on the ruling. A handful of public relations professionals with whom PR Daily spoke said they planned to spend the day positioning their clients in the wake of the decision.

Meanwhile, don’t be surprised if some companies take this opportunity to drop some bad news since very few people will be paying attention. In fact, a few already have.

The act, known as Obamacare, is President Obama’s key domestic legislative achievement. The ruling from the Supreme Court is perhaps the most highly anticipated decision since Bush v. Gore in 2000. Chief Justice John Roberts, who in most cases has sided with conservatives, joined liberal members of the court in the 5-to-4 vote.

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