Every government authority is mandated to hear the opinion of its citizens on any and all matters that will affect the country. This is usually done through representation in parliament or the senate or congress. There is also the option of getting the opinion directly from the people.
The United States SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) has just done that and with regards to the recent filing by the CBOE requesting that Bitcoin ETFs be regarded as securities by the regulatory body. Right now, there are a little over 20 comments on the website since the authority opened a section for comments with regards to the filing.