By CBS3 Staff

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (CBS) — A group gathered outside of the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown Monday to announce a new Senate resolution to investigate county Commissioner Joseph Gale.

Several groups are calling for Gale’s removal after he characterized Black Lives Matter as “perpetrators of urban domestic terror.”

READ MORE: Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Fed Up With City's Gun Violence Problem, Says He'll Be Happy When He's Not Mayor

Credit: CBS3

READ MORE: Philadelphia Fourth Of July Shooting: 2 Police Officers Injured After Shots Fired During Fireworks Show On Ben Franklin Parkway

“The perpetrators of this urban, domestic terror are radical, left-wing hate groups like Black Lives Matter,” Gale said. “This organization, in particular, screams racism not to expose bigotry and injustice, but to justify the lawless destruction of our cities and surrounding communities.”

MORE NEWS: Deputy John Foster Identified As Montgomery County Bomb Squad Member Injured In Philadelphia Fourth Of July Fireworks Shooting

State Sen. Daylin Leach announced the steps he’s taking to start the process.